Trump Slams 'Animal' Who Shot 2 LA County Sheriff Deputies in Compton
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President Donald Trump called the man who cowardly opened fire on two LA County sheriff deputies, an ‘animal‘ who needed to be ‘hit hard’ as the FBI was called in to help investigate the Saturday shooting.

The male suspect shot who the two Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies in the head, in what Police describe as an ambush attack then fled the scene.

The two deputies, a male and female officer with the Transit Services Bureau, were ambushed at the Willowbrook Avenue and Oak Street station in Compton.

A male suspect got off a bus at the station and shot the deputies before fleeing the scene on foot.

Video released by the sheriff’s department shows the suspect walking up to the car and immediately opening fire before running off.

‘The gunman walked upon the deputies and opened fire without warning or provocation,’ the department said in a post.

Both deputies sustained multiple gunshot wounds and are in critical condition, according to the department’s Twitter account.

They have had surgery and Sheriff Alex Villanueva is at the hospital now. One has been described as a married 31-year-old mother of a six-year-old boy. The other deputy is a 24-year-old male.

During the press conference, Sheriff Villanueva said that the two deputies initiated radio contact after they were shot. They were transported with the assistance of other deputies,’ he shared.

 

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