by Greg Reynolds
Two Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputies, a man and a woman, are in surgery “fighting for their lives” after each was shot in the head in an ambush attack by lone gunman at a Metro station in Compton Saturday night, according to reports and statements by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office.
“Moments ago, 2 of our Sheriff Deputies were shot in Compton and were transported to a local hospital. They are both still fighting for their lives, so please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. We will update this thread with information as it becomes available…Update: One male deputy and one female deputy were ambushed as they sat in their patrol vehicle. Both sustained multiple gunshot wounds and are in critical condition. They are both currently undergoing surgery. The suspect is still at large.”
FoxLA reporter Bill Melugin:
UPDATE: Horrifying video finally released moments ago.
What is bizarre is that the shooter looks like a CHILD!
This is a breaking story, we will update with new information on this page as it becomes available.
UPDATE: “Both deputies are critical but alive by God’s grace”
Please join us in prayer for the lives of these deputies. Thank you…