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Tuesday March 14th, 2017 :: 10:02 p.m. PDT

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*Update*#LASD Deputy-Involved Shooting-Suspect Struck by Gunfire, 13700blk E. Mulberry Dr., Unincorp Whittier

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives responded to the 13700 block of East Mulberry Drive, Unincorporated Whittier, regarding a deputy-involved shooting, which occurred at
2:30 p.m., on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
 
Homicide detectives have learned that gang investigators from the Operations Safe Streets Bureau attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle. The suspect, who was inside the vehicle, was wanted for a probation violation and a felony warrant for illegal possession of a firearm.  Upon the suspect’s vehicle stopping, the suspect, a male Hispanic 22 years-old, exited the car and ran.  He ran in the direction of one of the deputies while brandishing a handgun.  It was at this time a deputy-involved shooting occurred.  
 
The suspect was struck several times in the lower body by the deputy’s gun fire and collapsed to the street.  He was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in stable condition.  The suspect’s firearm, a black semi-automatic handgun, was recovered at the scene.
 
Detectives have identified the suspect as a local street gang member.     
 
The suspect remains hospitalized for gunshot wounds.  No deputies were injured during the incident. 

There is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff'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, or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Forwarded By:
Deputy Caroline Rodriguez
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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******Original Press Release*******

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

LOCATION: 13700 Block of East Mulberry Drive, Unincorporated Whittier

SUSPECT:  Male Adult

UNIT: LASD-Homicide Bureau, Lieutenant Corina
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to the 13700 block of East Mulberry Drive, Unincorporated Whittier, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved shooting. 

A male suspect was struck by gunfire and transported to a local hospital where his condition is unknown.

There is no further information available at this time. 
 
Whenever a Deputy 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 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.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff'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, or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
 
Written By:
Lisa Jansen, 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

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