L.A. County Sheriff's Department

Video shows moments after sheriff's SUV hits pedestrians on sidewalk in Boyle Heights

Video shows moments after sheriff's SUV hits pedestrians on sidewalk in Boyle Heights

Two boys were killed Thursday evening after they were struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department vehicle that was involved in a crash while responding to a radio call of shots fired, authorities said.

The three-car crash occurred about 7:30 p.m. in the 800 block of South Indiana Street in Boyle Heights. The impact thrust the sheriff’s vehicle onto the sidewalk, where it ran into a mother and her two children, ages 7 and 9, said Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison, an LAPD spokesman.

A security video obtained by The Times from Green Mill Liquor Store shows the moments after a sheriff’s SUV drove onto the sidewalk and hit the pedestrians.

The clip shows the...

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