Deputies at South Los Angeles and Compton Stations were each involved in shootings on Friday after separate short vehicle pursuits.
The first shooting occurred in Lennox where deputies stopped a vehicle around 1 a.m. Upon approaching the vehicle, its driver put the car into reverse and rammed the deputies with the car, injuring one deputy. The deputies gave chase and the suspect crashed. The suspect was armed with a handgun and a deputy-involved shooting occurred. The suspect was hit several times and transported to the hospital. Here’s more on the story from channel 5.
The Compton shooting occurred around 11:20 p.m. after deputies pursued a suspected drunk driver. The vehicle crashed, the occupants fled, and a shooting occurred. It doesn’t seem anybody was hit. Channel 5 also has more on this story.