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Tuesday June 12th, 2018 :: 04:59 a.m. PDT

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*UPDATE* #LASD Detectives Asst West Covina PD w/ Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation, 1300 SandyHook Av, LaPuente

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing to assisting West Covina Police Department with an officer-involved investigation. The incident occurred Tuesday, June 11, 2018, at approximately, 11:30 p.m., on the 1300 block of Sandy Hook Avenue, La Puente.

While a West Covina Police Officer was on patrol, he heard a robbery just occurred call on the radio for a neighboring jurisdiction. While attempting to locate a possible suspect, he noticed an older model Honda driving at a high rate of speed. The officer believed that vehicle may have been involved in the robbery. He attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The suspect vehicle failed to yield, at which time a vehicle pursuit ensued.

The pursuit lasted approximately 60 seconds, when the suspect vehicle crashed into the center median on Hacienda Boulevard, east of Maplegrove Street.

After the traffic collision, the suspect ran from the vehicle. The officer followed him in his patrol vehicle, at which time the officer attempted to detain the suspect on the 1300 block of Sandy Hook Avenue. During the attempt detention, the officer-involved shooting occurred.

The male Hispanic adult suspect was stuck once, with a non-life threatening wound to his upper torso. He was transported to a local hospital to be medically treated.

It was discovered that this suspect was not involved in the original robbery call in a neighboring jurisdiction. He was, however, driving a stolen vehicle. 

There are no other reported injuries.
 
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 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700

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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

DATE:  Monday, June 11, 2018
 
TIME:  11:07 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  1300 Block of Sandy Hook Avenue, La Puente
 
SUSPECT:  Male Adult
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Moore
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are assisting West Covina Police Department with an Officer Involved Shooting investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, June 11, 2018, at approximately 11:07 p.m., on the 1300 block of Sandy Hook Avenue, La Puente.

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

There is no additional information available at this time.

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 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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