Two LA County deputies out of surgery after ambush shooting in Compton

Two LA County deputies out of surgery after ambush shooting in Compton


The two Los Angeles County deputies who were shot in the head during a caught-on-video ambush in their patrol car are expected to survive after emerging from surgery, according to reports.

Sheriff Alex Villanueva called the condition of the deputies — a 31-year-old mother and a 24-year-old man — a “double miracle.”

“It looks like they’re going to be able to recover,” Villanueva said Sunday afternoon,” CNN reported.

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“We’ll see what the long-term impact is. We don’t know that yet, but they survived the worst,” he said during a community dialogue event.

The sheriff’s department announced it is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect, who was caught on video firing at the deputies at point-blank range about 7 p.m. Saturday in Compton.

The suspect, seen wearing black clothing and a black cap, then took off running.

“This is just a somber reminder that this is a dangerous job, and actions

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