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California deputies ambushed

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/14/20, 07:01 am

Authorities continued to search on Sunday for the suspect who shot and critically injured two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies as they sat in their patrol car at a Metro rail station in Compton on Saturday evening. The 31-year-old female and 24-year-old male deputies are out of surgery, Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced Sunday afternoon.

Any details on the shooter? The sheriff’s department said the gunman opened fire on the deputies “without warning or provocation” and announced a $100,000 reward for any information that could result in an arrest. A few protesters gathered outside the hospital where the deputies were receiving treatment, some chanting, “Death to the police, kill the police.” Protesters in Los Angeles have also decried shootings by deputies for weeks, but Villanueva said investigators have not found any connection between the shootings and Saturday’s incident.

Dig deeper: Read Andrée Seu Peterson’s reflections on protests and changing morality.

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Onize Ohikere

Onize is a reporter for WORLD Digital based in Abuja, Nigeria.

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  • Big Jim
    Posted: Mon, 09/14/2020 01:34 pm

    Deputy Lives Matter

    Posted: Mon, 09/14/2020 07:20 pm


    Posted: Mon, 09/14/2020 07:19 pm

    Kindness Matters

  • Cyborg3's picture
    Posted: Tue, 09/15/2020 01:22 am

    The protesters also blocked the hospital entrances hoping to kill the police. If this isn't satanic, I don't know what is! 

  • Janet B
    Posted: Tue, 09/15/2020 01:18 pm

    The investigators may not find any direct connection between the protestings of police shooting of suspects and this ambush, but there is certainly a relationship between the two.  After all, most of these "protests" are riots, with words and actions that are inciting violence against the the "protesters" outside the hospital prove.

  • Narissara
    Posted: Fri, 09/18/2020 02:39 pm

    Now that it has finally registered that this happened in the same city as Grace Community Church, the reason Pastor MacArthur is so adamant that churches be allowed to operate freely becomes clear.  Nature abhors a vacuum, and when the light recedes darkness inevitably moves in.  Evildoers have it right on one point -- they understand you gotta die of something, and they're not going to let an invisible microbe stand in the way of service to their lord and master.  On the contrary, they're making the most of it.