Sheriff's officials say the deputy was struck by shotgun fire. According to Capt. Mike Parker, the deputy's injury was not considered to be life-threatening.
The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unknown, but investigators say they're searching for two male suspects in a stolen gray Nissan Armada. They say the suspects have a shotgun in their possession.
The shooting happened shortly before 9 a.m. on Durfee Avenue and Peck Road.
The Peck Road off-ramp to the westbound 60 Freeway was shut down for investigation. It was unknown when the ramp would reopen to traffic.