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Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deputy involved shooting that occurred on Thursday, October 18, 2012, at Centinela Hospital, 555 East Hardy Street, Inglewood.
Detectives have learned that the suspect had been arrested Wednesday afternoon by South Los Angeles Station deputies. While in the station jail, he developed a medical issue. Paramedics were summoned and the suspect was transported by ambulance to the Centinela Hospital’s emergency room.
While in the emergency room, the suspect grabbed a deputy’s gun which resulted in a deputy involved shooting.
The suspect was hit and was pronounced dead at the scene.
No deputies were injured.
The investigation is still ongoing.
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