L.A. County sheriff’s deputy killed in ambush shooting; …
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was killed after an ambush shooting on Saturday night. Authorities received reports of the shooting around 6 p.m. near the intersection of Sierra Avenue and Avenue Q. The deputy was identified as Ryan Clinkunbroomer, 30. He joined LASD's Palmdale station in 2018 and served as a field training officer for over a year.
He had just gotten engaged four days prior to his death and comes from a family filled with generations of law enforcement members, according to L.A. County Sheriff Robert Luna. Officials confirmed Clinkunbroomer was found shot and unconscious inside his patrol vehicle by a good Samaritan.