Charles Ventura U.S.A. TODAY
Published 3:05 AM EDT Sep 13, 2020
LOS ANGELES– 2 Los Angeles County constable’s deputies were hurried to the medical facility late Saturday with crucial injuries after being shot in Southern California, authorities said.The event happened about 7 p.m. PT at the City Blue Line station in Compton, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said throughout a news conference. Villanueva added that both deputies are “seriously injured” after sustaining multiple gunshot injuries throughout an evident ambush.The hurt
deputies, a 31-year-old woman and a 24-year-old male, had the ability to radio for aid, he stated. Villanueva, whose department has come under fire during current protests over racial unrest, expressed aggravation over anti-police sentiment as he advised people to wish the officers.
“Each week throughout the nation someone is losing their life in the line of task,” Villanueva stated. “This is just another grim pointer of that.”
The Sheriff’s Department launched video footage of the incident that appeared to show a private walking up to a parked police car and opening fire.President Donald Trump later responded to the video on Twitter, commenting:”Animals that should be struck hard! “The shooting suspect remains at big, authorities say.Capt. Kent Wegener stated officers were blanketing the location in search
of a suspect seen on video opening fire with a handgun. “We have a really. very generic description,” he said.Rep. Adam Schiff D-Calif., took to Twitter and used his prayers for the two deputies.
“Every day, police officers put themselves at danger to protect our community,” Schiff tweeted
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