Compton suspect shot, killed after reaching for deputy's gun

COMPTON, Calif.

It all began when the suspect ran from that deputy, who was trying to detain him Wednesday night.

After a brief foot chase, the two got into a struggle, and the suspect got shot while trying to grab the deputy's gun. The incident happened just before 8 p.m. Wednesday, in the 12800 block of Cookacre Avenue.

The suspect died at the scene. The deputy suffered some minor injuries.

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