Willowbrook DIS, 1st Ld
Man Shot and Killed By Deputy In Willowbrook
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WILLOWBROOK (CNS) – A man, described by deputies as a suspect, was shot and killed this afternoon by a sheriff’s deputy in the unincorporated Willowbrook area near South Los Angeles.
The shooting occurred about 5:30 p.m. near 121st Street and Willowbrook Avenue, near Mona Park, according to Deputy Eric Ortiz of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. They did not specify what he was suspected of, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting were not released.