Deputy-Involved Shootings Reported In Castaic, West LA

View Comments

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.


View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,812 other followers