Video captures the moment a man opens fire on two LA sheriff’s deputies before running away on foot in what the department is calling an ‘unprovoked ambush’
- The two deputies, a male and female officer with the Transit Services Bureau, were shot multiple times at the Compton PAX station on Saturday night
- A male suspect opened fire after jumping off a bus
- Video released by the sheriff’s department shows the suspect walking up to the car and immediately opening fire before running off
- Both deputies were taken to a local hospital and are in critical condition, undergoing surgery
Two Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies were shot in an ambush at a bus station by a male suspect who then fled the scene, local outlets reports.
The two deputies, a male and female officer with the Transit Services Bureau, were shot at the Compton PAX station.
A male suspect got off a bus at the station and shot the deputies before fleeing the scene, KTTV reports.
Video released by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department shows the moment that male suspect opened fire on two deputies at a Compton bus station
After shooting multiple rounds at the deputies, the male ran away on foot
Video released by the sheriff’s department shows the suspect walking up to the car and immediately opening fire before running off.
‘The gunman walked up on the deputies and opened fire without warning or provocation,’ the department said in a post.
Both deputies sustained multiple gunshot wounds and are in critical condition, according to the department’s Twitter account
The two deputies, a male and female officer with the Transit Services Bureau, are undergoing surgery after they were taken to a local hospital
They are currently undergoing surgery and Sheriff Alex Villanueva is at the hospital now.
‘Moments ago, 2 of our Sheriff Deputies were shot in Compton and were transported to a local hospital,’ the department said in a Saturday night Twitter post.
‘They are both still fighting for their lives, so please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. We will update this thread with information as it becomes available.’
This is a developing story.