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Suspect Dead, Sheriff's Deputy Injured in East LA Shooting


A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy was shot in East Los Angeles late Monday night. 

LASD responded to a call on the 3600 block of De Garmo Dr and Rowan Ave at around 11:40 p.m. 

On Twitter, LASD said the deputy was shot in the upper torso and was transported to LAC+USC Medical Center along with one of the suspects. 

According to LASD Nicole Nishida, the deputy is stable and out of surgery and a suspect was confirmed dead at the scene. 

The deputy was the third to be shot in East Los Angeles in the last week.

Two deputies were wounded during a shooting Wednesday at Ruben F. Salazar Park, 3864 Whittier Blvd., where a suspect was shot and killed. Another suspect was wounded and a third was taken into custody in that incident.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. 

City News Service contributed to this report. 

Photo Credit: KNBC
Source: NBC Los Angeles

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