Customs Agent Involved in Off-Duty Shooting in Arcadia


File photo of a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patrol car. (Credit: KTLA)

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection official was involved in an off-duty shooting in Arcadia on Friday night, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The shooting occurred 8:15 p.m. near North First Street and Colorado Boulevard, the department said in a statement. Sheriff’s officials only identified the man as a “customs agent officer.”

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The agent shot two men and was not struck by gunfire or injured in the shooting, according to a press release.

Both men were transported to a local hospital in unknown condition. A third suspect fled the scene and is still outstanding, authorities added.

The department is currently investigating.

Correction: This story has been updated to clarify the officer’s position.