LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A deputy-involved shooting in Walnut Park that was connected with a traffic stop left two people hospitalized Tuesday, authorities said.READ MORE: BREAKING: First Case Of Omicron Variant Detected In LA County
The incident occurred about 6:45 a.m. near 76th and Alameda streets, when deputies tried to stop a driver for speeding, the sheriff’s department reported. One man got out of the vehicle with a gun and a deputy shot him, officials said. The other suspect was also wounded.READ MORE: Thousands Of Counterfeit Items Seized At Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport
Paramedics transported two men to an area hospital, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Their conditions are unknown.
Alameda Street was closed in the area while an investigation was conducted.MORE NEWS: Judge Mulls LA Firefighters' Union Bid For Injunction Against Vaccine Mandate
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