LASD Homicide, Deputy Involved Shooting, Susp was hit
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are responding to the 800 block of West Stockwell Street, Compton, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a second deputy involved shooting.
One suspect was taken into custody.
The second suspect was shot by Special Enforcement Bureau, special weapons team personnel and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Whenever a Deputy Involved Shooting occurs involving Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies and it results in the fatality of a suspect, multiple independent investigations immediately begin at the scene. These include separate investigations by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner - Coroner, Sheriff's Homicide Bureau and Internal Affairs Bureau. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department immediately notifies the Office of the Inspector General who sends a representative to the incident scene and provides independent oversight throughout the investigative process. Once concluded, every aspect of the shooting is reviewed by the Sheriff's Executive Force Review Committee. The Office of the Los Angeles County District Attorney also participates in the investigatory process and conducts a legal analysis of the shooting.