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Gunman fires assault rifle at deputies in Compton

January 8, 2013 |  7:16 pm

Map shows area where shooting was reported in Compton.

This post has been updated. See the note below for details.

A gunman fired an assault rifle Tuesday evening at deputies in Compton, authorities said.

No injuries were reported from the shooting that occurred shortly before 6 p.m near East Pine Street and North Santa Fe Avenue, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

One suspect was detained as deputies swarmed the area and were searching Tuesday night for a second suspect. No other details were immediately available.

[Updated 9:13 p.m.: Two suspects were apprehended, and an AK-47 was recovered, authorities said.]


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Map shows area where shooting  was reported. Credit: Google Maps