Reward offered for the suspect, who apparently shot 2 Los Angeles Sheriff’s duties in ambush


Officials announced on sunday $ 100,000 reward In connection with the search for a suspect who was seen in the video Two Los Angeles County Sheriff portrays shooting In an apparent ambush, CBS Los Angeles reports.

He was shot on duty several times while sitting in his patrol vehicle at a metro rail station in Compton, south of Los Angeles. Without provocation, surveillance video shows the suspect approaching the patrol car, and the open fire then escapes. He was described as a dark-skinned male, dressed in dark clothing, only between 28–30 years of age. Were able to radio for deputation assistance.

Both victims underwent surgery on Saturday night. He was identified as a 31-year-old female deputy and a 24-year-old male deputy.

“One is the mother of a 6-year-old boy. Her husband is here with them. The other one is 24-years-old and the parents are here, the girlfriend is here. They are both out of Class 437.” Sheriff Alex Villanueva told a news conference Said, noting that the two had recently graduated from the academy.

“In fact, I had them sworn into office 14 months ago,” he said, “These are real people who are working hard and it shows the dangers of a job just in the blink of an eye.” Villanueva said the attack happened in “cowardly fashion”.

Immediately after the shooting, the department released surveillance video of the shooting online:

Both were sent to St. Francis Medical Center in Linwood after the shooting. Outside the emergency room, protesters gathered. There were two arrests, including a radio reporter. Deputies say he did not have proper credit. A few hours later, he was released.

Anyone with information about the suspect or crime was encouraged to contact authorities at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous tips can be dropped for LA Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or online.

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