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Suspect killed in Hawthorne deputy-involved shooting

An investigation is under way in Hawthorne to determine what led to a fatal deputy-involved shooting on Thursday, June 23, 2011.

June 24, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is under way in Hawthorne to determine what led to a fatal deputy-involved shooting.

The shooting happened shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday at a shopping plaza on South Prairie Avenue and El Segundo Boulevard.

Details of the incident were not released, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said the suspect was killed.

No deputies were injured.