LASD Lancaster Station - Lancaster, California - March 17, 2014
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deputy-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 4:15 PM, Sunday, March 16, 2014, in the 43200 block of 16th Street West, Lancaster.
The suspect was hit one time by gunfire. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of a nonlife-threatening injury.
Detectives have determined that the suspect had been involved in a domestic dispute. The suspect reportedly fired his weapon during the altercation, but no one was hit or injured as a result. The firearm used by the suspect was recovered at the location.
The investigation is on-going. There is no further information 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), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
- Information provided by Deputy Kim Manatt