LA County Sheriff’s Deputies shoot 2 people near Norwalk

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies injured two people in a shooting near Norwalk on Wednesday afternoon, authorities confirmed.

The shooting happened shortly before 2:40 p.m. in the 14500 block of Chere Drive, according to the LA County Sheriff’s Department. The area is in an unincorporated part of the county between Norwalk and La Mirada.

Deputy Miguel Meza, a spokesman for the sheriff’s department, confirmed to The Times that deputies shot and injured two suspects. He was unable to say what caused the shooting.

The two injured suspects were taken to the hospital under unknown conditions, according to the sheriff’s department. A third person was arrested.

Footage from KABC-TV’s Channel 7 showed a silver sedan with multiple bullet holes and MPs blocking a nearby street.

KABC also reported that two MPs, one of whom was off duty, suffered minor injuries.

One of the deputies was hospitalized, according to the station. Officials did not confirm those details to The Times.




Los Angeles Times

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