Man is fatally shot by sheriff’s deputy near Whittier


An L.A. County sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a man in an unincorporated part of Los Angeles County near Whittier on Sunday night, officials said.

The shooting happened just before 5 p.m. near the intersection of Obregon Street and Eduardo Avenue, L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez said.

The man died at the scene, Navarro-Suarez said. His identity was being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

No more information was available on the events that led to the man’s death.

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