One person arrested after sheriffs are shot in East LA

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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.