The Latest: Shooter at large after LA deputy shot at station
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the search for a shooter who wounded a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy (all times local):
A shooter remains at large after wounding a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy in a station parking lot in the Mojave Desert city of Lancaster.
Deputy Morgan Arteaga says a search of the area around the station concluded early Thursday.
The search had focused on a block-long, four-story building with many windows overlooking the sheriff’s station.
Deputy Angel Reinosa was hit shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday as he was heading to his car in the station employee parking lot.
Arteaga says Reinosa was treated and released.
Investigators believe a gunshot that wounded a deputy outside a Los Angeles County sheriff’s station on Wednesday was fired from a nearby building complex that provides housing to people with mental health issues.
Deputy Angel Reinosa, 21, was hit while heading to his car in the employee parking lot of the Lancaster station shortly before 3 p.m. Capt. Todd Weber said the wound was minor.
Deputies searched for the sniper inside the block-long, four-story structure with many windows that overlook the sheriff’s facility in downtown Lancaster, a desert city of about 160,000 people north of Los Angeles.