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Sunday October 6th, 2013 :: 11:18 p.m. PDT
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UPDATE: Deputy-Involved (Hit) Shooting, Venice Blvd./Cadillac Ave., Los Angeles, Transit Services Bureau (Log 251)

UPDATED INFORMATION
LOG NO. 251
Sheriff's Homicide investigators are continuing their investigation
surrounding the circumstances regarding a deputy-involved shooting that occurred on Sunday, October 6, 2013, near the intersection of La Cienega Boulevard and Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles.

Investigators have learned that deputies from the Transit Services Bureau came in contact with a man believed to be a transient. The suspect suddenly armed himself with a wooden stick. He advanced toward the deputies with the wooden stick overhead. A deputy-involved shooting occurred and the suspect was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect's name is not available at this time.

There is no further information available at this time.


Date: 1 0 / 0 6 / 1 3 2240 HRS

BY: Lt. Dolson


Forwarded by:
Deputy Mark Pope

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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE:
DATE: Sunday, October 6, 2013

TIME: 3:48 PM

LOCATION: Venice Boulevard and Cadillac Avenue, Los Angeles

SUSPECT: Male Adult

UNIT: Homicide Bureau, Lt. Dolson

NARRATIVE:


Sheriff's Homicide detectives are en route to the intersection of Venice Boulevard and Cadillac Avenue, Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved (hit) shooting.

The suspect was transported to a local hospital for treatment and his condition is unknown.

No deputies were injured. A weapon was recovered at the scene.

There is no further information at this time.

Whenever a Deputy-Involved Shooting occurs involving Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies and it results in the wounding of a suspect, multiple independent investigations immediately begin at the scene. These include separate investigations by the Office of the Los Angeles County District Attorney in addition to investigations by Sheriff's Homicide Bureau and Internal Affairs Bureau. Attorneys with the Los Angeles Office of Independent Review also respond to the scene and have full access to the facts known to the Sheriff's Department throughout every phase of these thorough investigations. Once concluded, every aspect of the shooting is reviewed by the Sheriff's Executive Force Review Committee.


Authored by:
Kim Manatt, Deputy
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