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Deputies shoot suspected drunk driver

April 27, 2009 5:31:22 AM PDT
Two L.A. County Sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a suspected drunk driver, who they say rammed them with his car Sunday night.Deputies say the suspect led them on a short chase, which ended at Santa Fe and Norton avenues in Lynwood.

During the chase, the driver hit a parked car.

Police said three deputies had minor injuries when the suspect tried to ram them with him car in his attempt to flee.

The deputies fired several rounds, wounding the suspect.

Both the deputies and the suspect were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Earlier Sunday, L.A. County deputies shot and killed a suspected robber in Compton.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.


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