A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot at a restaurant in Alhambra and transported to a hospital, officials say. The shooting was reported at the Jack In The Box at Valley Boulevard and Fremont Avenue. The deputy was rushed to Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center.
The deputy’s condition was not immediately available. A large contingent of sheriff’s deputies converged at the hospital. It is believed the deputy was shot in the head. A large pool of blood was visible inside the restaurant.
The deputy was off-duty at the time of the shooting. A search for the suspect in the shooting is underway. The suspect’s vehicle is described as a white SUV.