Gunman shot dead by LASD deputies in Willowbrook

Deputies responded to the scene after a woman called 911 and said a man had threatened her with a gun, investigators said.

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WILLOWBROOK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A man was shot in the leg by deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in Willowbrook, authorities said.

Deputies were dispatched to the area near the 1600 block of the Imperial Highway late Wednesday night after a woman called 911 and said a man had threatened her with a gun.

The suspect allegedly drew a pistol as deputies exited their marked patrol car and pointed the gun at them. Then he was hit in the leg by shots from the deputies.

No MPs were injured and the man was taken to a hospital where he was treated and expected to survive.

Authorities said a black replica pistol was recovered from the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the authorities.

City News Service, Inc. contributed to this report.

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