An 18-year-old male was arrested during an exercise in the South Western Division on Wednesday.
Reports indicate that officers went to Union Village, La Brea, based on information received. They executed a search warrant at the home of the 18-year-old teenager of the same area, and one Valor 380 auto pistol was found stuck in his waistline.
As a result, he was arrested and taken to the La Brea Police Station on enquiries.
The arrested man is expected to be charged for possession of a firearm.