Crime & Justice

Suspect killed in LA County deputy-involved shooting; deputy was hit by suspect's vehicle

A suspect was shot and later pronounced dead at the hospital in a deputy-involved shooting on Wednesday in Cerritos, according to a news release. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy was taken to the hospital after being hit by the suspect's vehicle and injured.

Detectives with the homicide bureau were responding to the intersection of Alondra Boulevard and Studebaker Road, according to the release.

Whenever there is a deputy-involved shooting, the incident is investigated.