VALINDA ( — Homicide detectives investigated the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved shooting in Valinda on Friday.

The incident unfolded around 1:18 a.m., located in the 800 block of Ashcomb Drive, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Upon their arrival, deputies became involved in a shooting with an adult Hispanic man after he grabbed for a deputy’s firearm.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld pending family notification.

No deputies were injured in the shooting.

A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect originally entered a home that did not belong to him. The homeowner notified authorities of the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident has been urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department at (323) 890-5500.


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