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Pico Rivera deputy shooting leaves man injured

Authorities investigate a deputy-involved shooting at Rosemead Boulevard and Shenandoah Avenue in Pico Rivera on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013.
August 4, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is underway after a man was injured in a deputy-involved shooting in Pico Rivera early Sunday morning.

The shooting happened at Rosemead Boulevard and Shenandoah Avenue around 12:30 a.m.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Pico Rivera deputies witnessed a man spray-painting a wall. He then took off on foot and got into a vehicle with three other men.

Despite orders to stop, the suspects drove directly toward a deputy, the department said. The deputy fired at the car, hitting one of the men.

The man was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Three other suspects were taken into custody.

No deputies were injured in the incident.


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