The sheriff's official told us “several victims” were involved. No serious injuries were reported. About 1,200 people were estimated to have attended the rally.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department is investigating both the officer-involved shooting and the alleged assault.

Palestinian forces in the Gaza Strip have launched more than 800 rockets into Israel in recent days, sparking a response that has included missile attacks and an imminent new military operation against Hamas militants.

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