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Deputy fatally shoots suspect in Altadena

An investigation is under way into a deadly deputy involved shooting in Altadena near New York Drive and Lake Avenue that happened just before midnight on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011.

February 19, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
An investigation is under way into a deadly deputy involved shooting in Altadena near New York Drive and Lake Avenue.

Investigators said deputies pulled over a vehicle carrying two people at a convenient store just before midnight on Friday.

One of the passengers got out of the vehicle and a short foot pursuit ensued. At some point during the pursuit, a struggle occurred followed by a gun battle.

The suspect was fatally shot.

The other person who was in the vehicle was taken into custody.


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