Two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were in critical condition and undergoing surgery after being ambushed Saturday evening in their patrol car outside the Metro Blue Line station in Compton, suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

Video of the attack, which was reported about 7:10 p.m. at the Metro station at Willowbrook Avenue and Oak Street, shows an unidentified male shooter open fire on the passenger side of the patrol vehicle, leaving both the male and female deputy with head wounds.

At 7:51 p.m. Sheriff’s Headquarters tweeted, “Moments ago, 2 of our Sheriff Deputies were shot in Compton and were transported to a local hospital. They are both still fighting for their lives, so please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. We will update this thread with information as it becomes available.”

Both deputies were undergoing surgery, said Deputy Morgan Arteaga of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The gunman remained at large, Arteaga said.

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