Two teenage suspects are in custody Thursday following their arrests for possession of a loaded firearm in La Mirada.

Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs’ Department’s Norwalk Station responded at 7:47 p.m. Wednesday to a 911 call in the area of Woodridge Avenue and Ratliffe Street, said a Norwalk Station watch commander.

Witnesses said they saw two teenage boys throw a handgun from a black sedan they were driving in and, as deputies tried to make a traffic stop, the teenagers crashed into a parked vehicle, the watch commander said.

Deputies recovered the gun near the scene where witnesses had seen it thrown and arrested the two suspects.

No injuries were reported.

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