YUCAIPA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities announced Saturday the fatal wounding of a suspect in a deputy-involved shooting.READ MORE: Report: US Rep. Karen Bass To Run For LA Mayor
Officials said the unnamed suspect struggled with deputies.
Sheriff’s responded to a 911 call — around 4:40 p.m. — about a man trying to force a woman to go to a bank with him near Yucaipa Boulevard and 3rd Street.READ MORE: On First Day Pfizer's Booster Available For Eligible Adults In LA County, Few Have Turned Up For The Shot
Deputies spotted the suspect’s car and they said a struggled ensued when they tried to detain the man. They also said the suspect tried to wrest a deputy’s guns away.
The suspect — who reportedly tried to reach into his waistband for a weapon — was taken to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead.
Two deputies reportedly suffered minor injuries.MORE NEWS: Man Allegedly Tried To Run Over Members Of A Fairfax Synagogue With His Car Wednesday
An investigation into the shooting is underway.