1 suspect struck in deputy-involved shooting in Compton, authorities say

Firefighters and sheriff's personnel responded after a deputy-involved shooting in Compton on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (KABC)

One person was struck Thursday evening in a deputy-involved shooting in Compton, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The incident was reported shortly before 8:30 p.m. in the area of Wilmington Avenue and Compton Boulevard, a sheriff's spokesperson said.

It was unclear what prompted the shooting.

Aerial footage from AIR7 HD appeared to show a man lying motionless on the ground at the scene, where multiple sheriff's and fire department vehicles responded.

The suspect was in unknown condition after being shot.

No deputies were reported injured.
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