On Monday, November 20, 2017, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Norwalk Station Deputies responded to a “Gunshot Victim” call.
During the search for the victim they learned that three suspects were seen running southbound through the park and out of view.
While checking the area deputies located three men matching the descriptions of the suspect.
An encounter ensued and a deputy-involved shooting occurred. The suspects fled the scene, running into a nearby house.
The area was contained and with the help of Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) the two suspects and one subject surrendered and were taken into custody.
A gun was recovered after a search of the home.
The suspects and subject, whose names were not released at the time, were arrested and transported to Norwalk Station where they were booked for Assault on a Peace Officer and held in lieu of $100,000 bail.
No deputies were injured during the incident and no gunshot victims were located.
Through the team work of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Suspect Raymond Henry Perez was sentenced to 13 years for Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Officer, Drawing or exhibiting a firearm to prevent arrest or detention, and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon with Priors. Suspect Alex Borja was sentenced to 60 days in the county jail for Resisting Arrest, and no charges were filed on the juvenile.