Two fatal shootings by police in L.A. County investigated


Authorities are investigating two separate officer-involved shootings that occurred Saturday and resulted in two fatalities, officials said.

The first occurred when a Huntington Park police officer shot a woman after she was allegedly chasing a man with a pair of scissors near the 6900 block of South Alameda Street about 3:20 p.m. Saturday, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department statement.

The woman was struck in her upper torso, according to the news release. She was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

The man she had allegedly been chasing was treated for a non-life-threatening wound on his upper torso, authorities said. Officers recovered a pair of scissors at the scene.

The other shooting occurred about 9:45 p.m. in South L.A. when a police officer shot…



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