The Shootout

Officer James Zboravan lay facedown on the floor of a dentist’s office bleeding from wounds left in his body by armor-piercing bullets.

Officer James Zboravan lay facedown on the floor of a dentist’s office as the overwhelmed doctor frantically improvised ways to stem the bleeding from wounds left in his body by armor-piercing bullets.

Outside the office building, on the morning of Feb. 28, 1997, the world watched the LAPD engaged in one of the most notorious shootouts in the city’s history.

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Author: Jason Kandel

I write and edit news, features and investigations at NBCLA.com.