By CBSLA Staff

DOWNEY (CBSLA) — An investigation continued Sunday into a deputy-involved shooting in Downey this weekend.

The shooting unfolded around 7:40 p.m. Saturday in the 9500 block of Raviller Drive after deputies observed a car that was suspected of being involved in a shooting earlier in the month.

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It was then that Norwalk deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop of the car, but the driver fled, leading to a pursuit.

During the chase, the suspect crashed into another vehicle. He then exited and bailed on foot. Deputies say the suspect at one point attempted to gain access to a home.

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“As deputies approached the suspect, he turned toward them with a gun in his hand,” authorities said in a news release. “At this time, both deputies were involved in deputy-involved shooting. The suspect was struck in the upper torso several times.”

The suspect was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries.

Authorities said three firearms were recovered from the suspect at the scene.

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Anyone with information about this incident was asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.