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Friday November 7th, 2014 :: 06:33 p.m. PST


**Update**#LASD, Deputy-Involved Shooting, 4200 Blk Rancho Vista Blvd, Palmdale, Homicide Bureau

TITLE: #LASD, Deputy-Involved Shooting, 4200 Blk Rancho Vista Blvd, Palmdale, Homicide Bureau
DATE: Friday, November 07, 2014
TIME: 3:48 AM
LOCATION: 4200 Blk Rancho Vista Blvd, Palmdale
Command Post: 3905 Club Rancho Drive, Palmdale

Sheriff’s Homicide detectives responded to the 4200 blk of Rancho Vista Boulevard, Palmdale, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved shooting. One suspect was wounded. No deputies were injured.
Detectives have learned Palmdale station deputies received a call of “A man with a gun, who was possibly suicidal.” Upon arrival deputies contacted the suspect, who pointed a gun at them. A deputy-involved shooting occurred.
The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.
A gun was recovered.
No deputies were injured.
There is no additional information available at this time.

Whenever an Officer-Involved Shooting occurs involving Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies, and it results in a wounding, multiple independent investigations immediately begin at the scene. These include separate investigations by the Office of the Los Angeles District Attorney and the Los Angeles County Coroner, as well as 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 investigations. Once concluded, every aspect of the shooting is reviewed by the Sheriff's Executive Force Review Committee.

Written by:
Ryan Rouzan, Deputy

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