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Suspect Killed During Deputy Involved Shooting on Atlantic Avenue in Lynwood

Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau Detectives are responding to the 11500 Block of Atlantic Avenue, Lynwood, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved shooting. No deputies were injured.

The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. There is no further information available at this time.

Whenever a Officer-Involved Shooting occurs involving Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies, and it results in the wounding of a suspect, multiple independent investigations immediately begin at the scene.

These include separate investigations by the Office of the Los Angeles District Attorney and the Los Angeles County Coroner, in addition to investigations by Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau and Internal Affairs Bureau. Attorneys with the Los Angeles Office of Independent Review also respond to the scene, and have full access to the facts known to the Sheriff’s Department throughout every phase of these investigations.
Once concluded, every aspect of the shooting is reviewed by the Sheriff’s Executive Force Review Committee.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

–Source Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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