ALHAMBRA, Calif. – Authorities are attempting to identify and locate the suspect involved in a shooting that left an off-duty LA County Sheriffâ€™s deputy.
Homicide Investigators responded to the 2500 block of W. Valley Boulevard in the City of Alhambra to assist Alhambra Police with an investigation into the shooting of the deputy. The shooting occurred on Monday, June 10, 2019, at around 5:45 p.m. at a Jack in the Box restaurant.
The off-duty deputy was standing at the restaurant counter, while several other customers were at the restaurant. The armed suspect approached him. The white male adult, in his 20â€™s to 30â€™s shot him once in the head then fled the location.
The suspect was described as 5â€™09â€ť to 5â€™11â€ť, and was wearing a burgundy short-sleeved button down shirt, slim blue jeans, a light fedora hat, and sunglasses, and was armed with a handgun. The suspect left the location in a 2010-2014, 4-door Kia Sorento with paper plates. Investigators believe the suspect changed his clothing to a black t-shirt and jeans following the incident.
The investigation is ongoing, and 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 wish to remain anonymous, call â€śLA Crime Stoppersâ€ť by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), using your smartphone by downloading the â€śP3 MOBILE APPâ€ť on Google play or the App Store, or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
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