Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Detectives are assisting the U.S Marshals Office with an investigation into an Officer Involved shooting that occurred on the 1000 block of West Holguin Street in the City of Lancaster on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 9:20 am.
Detectives learned that Agents from the United States Marshals office were attempting to conduct a traffic stop of a suspect who was wanted on narcotics related offensives. The suspect did not stop and a short vehicle pursuit ensued. At the conclusion of the vehicle pursuit an officer involved shooting occurred.
The suspect was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. None of the Officers sustained any injuries.
The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information available at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you wish to remain anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), using your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org