Sources: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (Information):
Picture: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (Flyer Courtesy):
Compton, California: The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are asking for the public’s help in providing information regarding a shooting ambushed on two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies that occurred on Saturday, September 12th, 2020.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, at about 6:58 PM, a lone gunman ambushed two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies while they were sitting in their patrol vehicle at the MLK Transit Center.
The suspect approached the vehicle from behind and fired several rounds from his firearm at the deputies, striking them.
The deputies sustained critical injuries.
The suspect is described as a male Black, 2,30 years old, wearing dark clothing.
He was last seen northbound on Willowbrook Avenue in a black 4-door sedan.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has authorized a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.
Homicide detectives are requesting the public’s help by asking anyone with information to call the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department Homicide Bureau at: 1 (323) 890-5500, or contact Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous.
If you prefer to provide Information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3TIps” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website at: http://lacrimestoppers.org
Currently, the two deputies, a 31 year old mother and a 24 year old man, are being hospitalized and are fighting for their lives.
ZachNews and the community sends our thoughts and prayers to the two deputies, and hope that they will stay strong and recover soon.
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