Investigation Underway Following Shooting Inside LA County Sheriff's Station

August 10, 2018 - 5:05 pm

(KNX 1070) --  A deputy-involved shooting occurred this afternoon at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lakewood Station when a suspect assaulted a station employee, a department spokeswoman said.

The shooting occurred about 12:50 p.m. at the station at 5130 Clark Ave., according to Deputy Marvin Crowder of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

The suspect, a man, and the employee were taken to a hospital, but their conditions were not immediately available, according to sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida, who said the employee who was attacked was not a deputy.

Sheriff's Homicide Bureau D=detectives were dispatched to investigate the shooting.

It was not immediately clear why the suspect was in custody.