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Sunday, October 18, 2020
LASD deputies shoot, kill man in Willowbrook incident
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were involved in a confrontation with a man in Willowbrook Friday night, resulting in them opening fire and killing him, officials said.

WILLOWBROOK, Calif. (KABC) -- Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies and detectives are swarming a neighborhood in Willowbook after a deputy opened fire, killing a man.

The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. on the 2200 block of East 121 Street in unincorporated Willowbrook.

The man, described by deputies as a suspect, was pronounced dead at the scene. The body was on the ground outside a home covered by a sheet. There was no immediate word on what crime he was suspected of committing or what led to the fatal shooting.

The incident remains under investigation.

A crowd of people gathered at the scene.

On Saturday, Black Lives Matter-LA tweeted about the incident.