The Los Angeles County board of supervisors sponsored a $100,000 reward for information about the suspect accused of ambushing two LA deputies while they sat in a patrol car Saturday.
“We at the LASD would like to offer our sincerest appreciation for the overwhelming support being offered from all over the Nation,” Sheriff Alex Villaneuva said in a Sunday tweet. “We also wish to thank the LA County Board of Supervisors for sponsoring the $100K reward for the arrest and conviction of this coward.”
We at @LASDHQ would like to offer our sincerest appreciation for the overwhelming support being offered from all over the Nation.
— Alex Villanueva (@LACoSheriff) September 13, 2020
The suspect, who is described as a black male between the age of 28 to 30, allegedly approached the parked police vehicle from behind, fired several rounds into the car and fled the scene, according to the bulletin posted to Twitter. Both deputies sustained critical injuries, police said.
The LA County Sheriff’s Office said the gunman walked up to the patrol car