Man Shot After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Deputy | NBC Southern California

Man Shot After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Deputy



    A man was shot after allegedly pointing a gun at a deputy in the Broadway-Manchester area of South Los Angeles early Sunday.

    Authorities responded around 3:45 a.m. to reports of a man armed with a gun and possibly selling drugs in an alley near 118th and Main streets, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

    When the man allegedly pointed a gun, a responding deputy fired more than once, striking the man. He was taken to a hospital but was expected to survive.

    The deputy was not injured in the shooting.

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