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Wednesday May 9th, 2018 :: 08:54 a.m. PDT

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*UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Dets Rspnd to Inv a Deputy-Involved Shooting, Seaman Av/Giovane St, El Monte

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a deputy involved shooting that occurred near the intersection of Seaman Avenue and Giovane Street in the City of El Monte.
 
At approximately 11:30 pm, a deputy from Temple Sheriff’s Station encountered a male adult suspect walking along the sidewalk.  Upon contacting the suspect, the deputy could see the suspect had a handgun tucked into his front waistband.  The deputy ordered the suspect to raise his hands, at which point the suspect reached for his waistband area and withdrew the handgun.  A deputy-involved shooting occurred.  The suspect was struck once in the upper body.  He was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in stable condition.
 
A replica handgun was recovered from the scene.   
 
No deputies were injured.
 
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'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), 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
 
Whenever a deputy-involved shooting occurs involving Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, and a person is struck by gunfire, multiple independent investigations immediately begin at the scene.  These include separate investigations by the 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, a preliminary review is conducted by the Critical Incident Review Panel to determine whether any immediate actions are warranted.  Every aspect of the shooting is reviewed by the Sheriff's Executive Force Review Committee.  Input from Constitutional Policing Advisors is provided during the process.  The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Justice System Integrity Division, conducts a legal analysis to determine whether any criminal charges will be filed and if the shooting was legally justified. 
 
Forwarded by:
Kimberly Alexander, Deputy

Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
Original Press Release is as Follows:
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DATE:  Tuesday, May 8, 2018
 
TIME:  11:31 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  Near Seaman Avenue & Giovane Street, El Monte
 
SUSPECT:  Male Adult
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Alfred
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to investigate a deputy involved shooting. The incident occurred on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at approximately 11:31 p.m., near Seaman Avenue & Giovane Street, El Monte.

The suspect was struck by gunfire and transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.  

No deputies are injured.    
                                   
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'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), 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
 
Whenever a deputy-involved shooting occurs involving Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, and a person is struck by gunfire, multiple independent investigations immediately begin at the scene.  These include separate investigations by the 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, a preliminary review is conducted by the Critical Incident Review Panel to determine whether any immediate actions are warranted.  Every aspect of the shooting is reviewed by the Sheriff's Executive Force Review Committee.  Input from Constitutional Policing Advisors is provided during the process.  The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Justice System Integrity Division, conducts a legal analysis to determine whether any criminal charges will be filed and if the shooting was legally justified. 
 
 
Written by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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