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Deputy-Involved Shootings Reported In Castaic, West LA

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LOS ANGELES  (CBSLA.com) —  Two suspects were hit by gunfire — one fatally — Sunday in unrelated deputy-involved shootings in West Los Angeles and Castaic.

A suspect was wounded  in a deputy-involved shooting in Castaic Sunday evening.

The incident took place around 6:05 in the 28600 block of Cloverleaf Place, according to officials.

The unidentified suspect — only described as an adult male — was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

His condition is unknown.

The LA County Sheriff’s Department said no deputies were injured.

A weapon was recovered at the scene.

Earlier in the day, around 3:48 p.m., a deputy was involved in a shooting in West Los  Angeles.

That incident occurred at the intersection of Venice Boulevard and La Cienga Boulevard.

The suspect in that incident was taken to a hospital. He has been declared dead.

Authorities said the suspect, believed to be a transient, confronted them with a wooden stick. He advanced at the deputies and refused to drop the stick.

No deputies were hurt.

 

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