All three were rushed to the hospital, where one of the officers was pronounced dead.
Sky5 aerial video over the scene showed the driver's side and rear passenger windows of a Whittier police SUV partially shattered, though it was unclear whether that was from gunfire. The slain officer's name was not released.
The second officer was in stable condition.
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The officers, who had not yet been identified, approached the suspected gunman's auto completely unaware that it was stolen.
The Whittier Police Department has about 125 officers who police Whittier and Santa Fe Springs in southeastern Los Angeles County.
The identity of the shooter had not been released, but deputies said he was a known gang member. Of the 43 homes damaged in the area, three collapsed, said San Antonio Fire Department spokesman Woody Woodward.
Another tornado briefly touched down about five miles northeast of San Antonio International Airport.
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