Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy shoots man in Lancaster
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy shot a man Monday morning in Lancaster, a department spokesman said.
Deputy Raquel Utley, the department’s public information officer, said the man was shot about 8:30 a.m. near the 44400 block of Sierra Highway. He was transported to a local hospital. Officials had no information about his condition.
On Tuesday, sheriff’s officials released more information about the incident, saying that it began when deputies saw a man “wanted in connection with multiple armed robberies.” As deputies attempted to arrest him, officials said, the man pulled out a gun and a deputy shot him. A gun was recovered at the scene.
No deputies were injured during the incident, officials said.
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