Suspect Injured In Deputy-Involved Shooting In La Puente

LA PUENTE (CBS) — Sheriff’s officials are investigating a deputy-involved shooting Friday morning that left a suspect injured.

Sheriff’s officials say deputies conducted a traffic stop around 3:30 a.m. near Seventh Avenue and Valley Boulevard. morning. When the driver finally pulled over, his passenger ran from the car, starting a foot chase.

During the chase, a deputies saw the suspect holding a gun and fired in self defense.

It was later determined that the handgun was a replica.

The suspect was hospitalized in stable condition. His name was not released.

The driver was arrested on a warrant.

No deputies were injured.


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