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One person dead after deputy-involved shooting in Paramount

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department released few details about an incident in which a deputy shot and killed a person Monday in Paramount.

Homicide detectives responded about 7:45 p.m. to a deputy-involved shooting in the 16600 block of Downey Avenue, the department said in a statement.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. No gender or age was given.

A deputy with non-life-threatening injuries was taken to a hospital, the statement said. He had not been struck by gunfire.

The department’s homicide and internal affairs bureaus will conduct separate investigations, as will the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.


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