1 killed in East LA shooting that may have left a deputy injured

An investigation is underway into a deadly shooting involving Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies in East Los Angeles on Friday morning.

The shooting was reported shortly after 4 a.m. near a gas station in the 5700 block of Whittier Boulevard.

Sky5 aerial video showed most of the police activity taking place at the gas station.

There were no immediate details of what prompted the shooting but one person was killed, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.

A deputy may also have been injured in the incident, Deputy Mesa said.

Go back for updates on this evolving story.

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