Officer Walter Ramirez was wounded in the wrist and is recovering. He was shot while undercover this morning on 17th Street near Pico; two suspects were later arrested. Traffic on Pico near Santa Monica College was disrupted during the morning commute. Surf Santa Monica has details and a folksy close to the story:
Reporters congratulated the chief on the speedy arrests.
“This is Santa Monica,” Butts responded. “We always get them."