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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Tuesday January 16th, 2018 :: 09:03 p.m. PST

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#LASD Deputy Involved Shooting, Non-Hit, 1100 block South Long Beach Blvd., Compton, Suspect Arrested

 
DATE:                        Tuesday, January 16, 2018

TIME:                          4:54 P.M.

LOCATION:               1100 block of South Long Beach Boulevard, Compton            

SUSPECT:                Male adult
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Compton Station detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding an assault with a deadly weapon (firearm) on a deputy that culminated into a non-hit deputy involved shooting.

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 4:54 p.m., Compton Station deputies attempted to contact a male adult in the parking lot of the 1100 block of Long Beach Boulevard, Compton. While attempting to detain the suspect, the suspect produced a firearm and pointed it at the deputies. Fearing for their safety, one of the deputies fired one round from his duty weapon which did not strike the suspect. The suspect was detained a short time later without incident. A firearm was recovered from the location.

The suspect was not injured.

 No deputies were injured.

The investigation is on-going and there is no additional information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Compton Station detectives at 310-605-6500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
Compton Sheriff’s Station polices the City of Compton and unincorporated
communities of East Rancho Dominguez, Gardena and Rosewood:
 
Whenever a Deputy Involved Shooting occurs involving Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, and the suspect(s) is not wounded, multiple investigations immediately begin at the scene.  These include separate investigations by the Sheriff's Internal Affairs Bureau as well as Sheriff's station or Detective Division investigators.  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.
 
 
Written by:
Kevin Tiwari, Sergeant
Compton Sheriff’s Station
310-605-6500
 
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