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.
-- Corina Knoll