Sheriff’s deputies pursuing a wanted felon in a vehicle Saturday evening shot him when the chase ended in Downey.
The shooting occurred about 7:45 p.m. in the 9500 block of Raviller Drive, said Deputy Alejandra Parra of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Information Bureau.
The wounded male suspect was taken to a hospital by paramedics, Parra said. His condition was not available.
“Weapons were recovered at the scene,” she said. No deputies were injured.
Information on when and where the pursuit began, the nature of the felony and the suspect’s name and age were not immediately available.