COMPTON — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting of two LASD deputies. The incident was reported Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 6:58 p.m., at the MLK Transit Center in Compton.
A lone gunman ambushed two deputies last night. The suspect approached the vehicle from behind and fired several rounds from his firearm at the deputies, striking them. The deputies sustained critical injuries.
Protesters gathered at the hospital following the shooting and some chanted “we hope they die.”
The suspect is described as a male Black 28-30 years-old, wearing dark clothing.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has authorized a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
Protesters are chanting “WE HOPE THEY DIE” & blocking emergency room entrance as 2 Los Angeles cops are fighting for their lives following ambush in Compton.
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) September 13, 2020
$100K reward offered in manhunt for gunman who ambushed 2 LA Deputies as they sat in their patrol car, both were critically injured. pic.twitter.com/V21EMFYisH
— GrantB911 (@GrantB911) September 13, 2020