COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — A suspect was fatally injured and a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy sustained a non-life threatening injury during a shooting Thursday night.
Shots were fired at the intersection of North Bradfield Avenue and East Palmer Street at approximately 7:24 p.m. after the suspect reportedly pointed a gun at officers during a chase, according to the Associated Press.READ MORE: Dr. Simone Gold, Beverly Hills Physician Indicted In Capitol Riot, Spreading Misinformation About COVID-19 Vaccine Across The Country
The male suspect was treated at the location for a gunshot wound and taken to a local hospital.READ MORE: Co-Founder Of Black Lives Matter LA Sues LAPD Over Their Response To Swatting Call At Her Home
The identity of the deputy, possibly wounded from an altercation with the suspect, has not yet been released.MORE NEWS: Father And Son Arrested In Connection With 3 Cold Case Murders In East LA Dating Back to 2014
Anyone with information about the incident was encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323)890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800)222-TIPS(8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the Crime Stoppers website.