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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Tuesday October 4th, 2016 :: 02:34 p.m. PDT

Advisory

LASD Deputy-Involved Shooting, Suspect Struck, 400 blk Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica

DATE:  Tuesday, October 04, 2016

TIME:  Approximately 12:55 P.M.

LOCATION:  400 block Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica

SUSPECT:  Male Adult

UNIT:  Homicide Bureau, Lieutenant Mendoza

 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 400 block of Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved shooting.

No deputies were injured. 

The suspect was struck by gunfire and transported to a local hospital in an unknown condition.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information available 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 Sheriff's Homicide Bureau and Internal Affairs Bureau. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department immediately notifies the Office of the Inspector General who sends a representative to the incident scene and provides independent oversight throughout the investigative process. The mission of the Office of Inspector General is to provide strong, independent and effective oversight of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and to ensure transparent, accountable and constitutional policing for the County of Los Angeles. The Critical Incident Review panel convenes to perform a preliminary risk management analysis of the shooting. This panel is comprised of the concerned chief and unit commander, risk management and training personnel, the chairperson of the Executive Force Review Committee, and a representative from the Office of the Los Angeles County Counsel. Every aspect of a Deputy-Involved shooting is ultimately evaluated by the Sheriff’s Executive Force Review Committee, which determines whether there are any policy, tactical, supervisory, or training violations or concerns. The Office of the Los Angeles County District Attorney also participates in the investigatory process and conducts a legal analysis of the shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the "P3 MOBILE APP" on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

 

Authored by:

Juanita Navarro-Suarez, Deputy

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