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Deputy Involved Hit Shooting, Paramount in Downey

Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are en route to the 16600 block of Downey Avenue, Paramount, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy involved hit shooting. One deputy suffered non life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. He was not hit by gun fire.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

Whenever an Officer Involved Shooting occurs and it results in the wounding of a suspect, multiple independent investigations immediately begin at the scene. These include separate investigations by the Office of the Los Angeles County District Attorney 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 know to the Sheriff’s Department throughout every phase of these investigations. Once concluded, every aspect of the shooting is reviewed by the Sheriff’s Executive Force Review Committee.

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