Female deputy injured in East L.A. shooting

EAST LOS ANGELES Authorities responded to gunfire near Herbert and Union Pacific avenues around 2:45 a.m.

That's when officials say an altercation took place and the female deputy was hurt.

She was treated at the scene and taken to a nearby hospital and the injured suspect was also taken to a hospital. Authorities said that another deputy also suffered minor injuries during the altercation.

Officials say there was a vehicle crash involving juveniles just south of the area in the 4000 block of Noakes Street in /*Commerce*/ moments before the incident. However, it's not clear if the two are connected.

An investigation is underway by the /*East Los Angeles Sheriff's Station*/.

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