Information: Based on witness statements after the event, Officers Burrell and Mac Donald approached the red truck and the suspect exited the driver's door. Reportedly, both officers were attempting to physically restrain the suspect, each officer was attempting to control the suspect's arms by placing them behind his back. During the struggle the suspect was able to arm himself from his person with a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol and began shooting at both officers. The information was broadcast over the radio and shortly dozens of patrol units from various agencies converged on the location. An intensive manhunt for the suspect was conducted throughout the night and days following. The suspect a member of a notorious Los Angeles gang known as "Bounty Hunters", was eventually identified.