Reward offered in manhunt for suspect in sheriff ambush shooting
Investigators requesting additional information about incident
OW Staff Writer | 9/17/2020, midnight
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting of two LASD deputies. The incident was reported Saturday, Sept. 12, at approximately 6:58 p.m., at the MLK Transit Center in Compton.
A lone gunman ambushed two deputies. The suspect approached the vehicle from behind and fired several rounds from his firearm at the deputies, striking them. The deputies sustained critical injuries.
The suspect is described as a Black male, 28-30 years-old, wearing dark clothing.
At press time, the reward had exceeded $300,00 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.
Anyone with additional information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
To provide information anonymously, call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use a smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.