Sheriff Alex Villanueva of Los Angeles said a California deputy was seriously injured after being shot, which officials reported as an ambush on the weekend.
“They have a long road to recovery,” Villanueva tweeted. “But he is not alone. We, as a community, are together in this. “
A 24-year-old man, deputy, was one of two officers shot by a gunman as they boarded their patrol car in Compton at around 7pm on Saturday evening. The second deputy, a 31-year-old woman with a young son, was seriously injured in the shooting.
His position was not clear on Wednesday.
Authorities are still searching for a suspect. The Sheriff Department has offered a reward of $ 100,000 to arrest and prove the suspect.
Said Villanueva First wednesday The gunmen were reportedly shot “due to their chosen profession to protect others”, although they did not provide any other details about the gunman’s alleged motive.
Villanueva has stated that the deficiencies graduated from the Sheriff’s Training Academy.