Fatal Deputy-Involved Shooting Reported In West Whittier

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WEST WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — Officials said a suspect was fatally wounded Friday morning in a deputy-involved shooting.

Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau Detectives were dispatched to the 68oo block of Duchess Drive, in an unincorporated area of West Whittier.

The shooting occurred just before 11:45 a.m., according to authorities.

No deputies were injured.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was not revealed what the suspect was originally wanted for.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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