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Off-duty female deputy stabbed during brawl

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

January 27, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A female off duty L.A. County sheriff's deputy was stabbed, and another woman was shot during a brawl in Highland Park Wednesday morning.Police say two people are in custody in connection with the melee in the 5900 block of North Figueroa Street at about 1:20 a.m.

Investigators say the gunshot victim showed up at L.A. Fire Station 12. Another woman with stab wounds was found at a CVS pharmacy across the street.

Both women are hospitalized with stable vital signs.

Preliminary reports say a fight between two people escalated into a melee and the two women were injured.

City News Service contributed to this story.