LOS ANGELES - Two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies have been relieved of their duties, the department announced Friday.
Both deputies, you have not been identified, were involved in the fatal Andres Guardado shooting, however the sheriff’s department says the reason for their suspension is not related to the shooting.
It appears the suspension is related to a traffic collision that occurred on April 13; no further details were provided.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva suspended the deputies on Monday, according to Deputy Shawn Du Busky of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The department says the deputies’ peace officer powers have been suspended pending an investigation.
The FBI, District Attorney, and Office of Inspector General have been advised and are monitoring.