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Monday December 2nd, 2019 :: 07:06 p.m. PST


#LASD Homicide Assisting El Monte PD w/Officer Involved Shooting, 9800 blk Cortada Street, El Monte

DATE: Monday, December 2, 2019
TIME:  12:30 P.M.
LOCATION:  9800 blk of Cortada Street, El Monte   
SUSPECT:  Male Adult
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Hoglund
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau are assisting El Monte Police Department personnel regarding an Officer Involved Shooting.  At approximately 12:30 pm, EL Monte Police Department Officers responded to the 9800 Block of Cortada Street in El Monte regarding a 911 hang up-call for service. 

Upon arrival, the officers were encountered by a suspect armed with a bladed weapon, at which point an officer involved shooting occurred.  The suspect was struck in the upper torso, and pronounced deceased at the scene.  No officers were injured, and the investigation is ongoing.  There is no further information available. 
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 wish to remain anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), using your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or using the website
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