Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives are at the 1100 block of West Arbutus Street, Compton, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved shooting.

One suspect was hit by gunfire and pronounced dead at the scene. There are no outstanding suspects.

No deputies were injured.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact LA County Sheriff's Homicide investigtors at (323)890-5500. If you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

Whenever a Deputy-Involved Hit Shooting occurs involving Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies and it results in a death, multiple independent investigations immediately begin at the scene. These include separate investigations by the Office of the Los Angeles County District Attorney and Los Angeles County Coroner's Office, in addition to investigations by Sheriff's Homicide Bureau and Internal Affairs Bureau. Attorneys with the Los Angeles Office of Independent Review also respond to the scene and have full access to the facts known to the Sheriff's Department throughout every phase of these thorough investigations. Once concluded, every aspect of the shooting is reviewed by the Sheriff's Executive Force Review Committee.

Authored by:
Kim Manatt, Deputy
Mike Parker, Captain
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
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