One person arrested after sheriffs are shot in East LA


Authorities say one person was arrested after Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officers were shot at late Friday afternoon in East LA.

Deputies were fired upon after responding to a call for help at 4:50 p.m. on the 4200 block of Fisher Street, said Deputy Alejandra Parra, a spokesman for the LA County Sheriff’s Department.

The deputies were responding to a report of an attack with a deadly weapon, said deputy Veronica Fantom, another spokesperson for the department.

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Deputies did not open fire during the incident, Fantom said.

Authorities have established a containment zone and detained one person at 6:15 p.m., she said.

The containment will remain in place for an unknown duration.

Further information about the shooting was not immediately available.