L.A. County deputy shot in Lynwood; 1 of 2 suspects in custody

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A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after a shooting Monday evening in Lynwood, authorities said.

The shooting happened about 7:20 p.m. near 112th and Lorraine streets, said Deputy Eric Ortiz, a spokesman for the department.

The deputy had responded to a robbery in progress call on the border of Lynwood and Compton, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation.

Sheriff Alex Villanueva told The Times that the robbery suspects were identified by victims who flagged responding deputies down.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

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