Man fatally wounded in deputy-involved shooting in Hyde Park; second suspect remains at large

One suspect was fatally wounded and the second suspect remains at large in a deputy-involved shooting that occurred in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles early Thursday morning, authorities said. 

The shooting occurred in the area of Crenshaw Boulevard and Florence Avenue around 1 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

A deputy with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department attempted to pull over a tan SUV for a traffic stop.A After the vehicle came to a stop, the front passengers exited the vehicle and began running.

The deputy chased the passenger on foot and left the driver unattended. The deputy saw the suspect maneuvering his waistband and reaching for a weapon. The suspect fired one round before the deputy fired several shots, Lt. Brandon Dean with the LASD Homicide Bureau said. 

The suspect was stuck by gunfire in the upper and lower torso. A weapon was found at the shooting location and the suspect was pronounced dead the scene, Lt. Dean said. 

An active search was underway in the area for the second suspect, but a detailed description of the suspect was not released.

CNS contributed to this report.

Editor's Note: This story was originally published on August 1, 2019.