LASD deputy fatally shoots man in Maywood

A man is dead following a shooting that involved deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in Maywood Thursday morning, officials said.

The shooting occurred just before 5:40 a.m. in the 6100 block of Clarkson Avenue, located near the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Randolph Street.

Neighbors tell FOX 11 the shooting happened in the area where a man with mental health issues had been living on the front porch of his parents' home for the past six years. According to neighbors, the man's parents had allowed their son to stay on their porch, and there was even a bed and TV there. The man on the porch was not the suspect shot.


Maywood is a Gateway city located about eight miles south of downtown Los Angeles. 

The LASD confirmed no deputies were hurt in the shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.