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A suspect was wounded Tuesday in a deputy-involved shooting near Whittier.

No deputies were injured in the shooting, which was reported about 2:30 p.m. in the 13700 block of Mulberry Drive in the unincorporated South Whittier area, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The suspect was airlifted to a trauma center, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported.

Video footage from the scene showed the man on a stretcher and a handgun in the street near a white older-model pickup truck.

— City News Service



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