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RV slams into Carson building; driver shot, killed by deputy

A man drove a recreational vehicle straight into the side of a building in Carson on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. The driver was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy.

August 30, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man in Carson was shot and killed by a deputy after driving a recreational vehicle into a building.

The incident happened shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday on the 21200 block of South Figueroa Street near the Carson Town Center.

It's unclear what prompted the deputy to open fire, but the suspect was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. No deputies were injured.

The identity of the suspect was not immediately released.