Deputy Shot In Face: L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Shot, Critically Wounded

EAST LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) — Authorities say a shootout in City Terrace Tuesday night left an L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy in critical condition and a reputed gang member dead.Deputy Mohammed Ahmed was with his partner on patrol when they saw…

EAST LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) — Authorities say a shootout in City Terrace Tuesday night left an L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy in critical condition and a reputed gang member dead.

Deputy Mohammed Ahmed was with his partner on patrol when they saw a person acting suspicious in a parked car on North Brannick Avenue, near Floral Drive.

A struggle ensued and that’s when the suspect — a gang member on parole — opened fire and shot Ahmed in the face, officials said.

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