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John Anthony Gonzalez, 18
Norwalk, California
December 01, 2015

Agencies: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department California LASD | Norwalk Sheriff's Station California

Last updated: 8 months ago

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A man was fatally shot during a confrontation Tuesday night with sheriff’s deputies working with a gang unit in Norwalk.

The shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. near Imperial Highway and Pioneer Boulevard, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies with the department’s “Operation Safe Streets” made a pedestrian stop on two men, according to LASD Lt. Victor Lewandowski.

Both men drew weapons on the deputies and a shooting occurred, Lewandowski said.

The wounded man was pronounced dead at the scene. The second suspect was uninjured and was taken into custody.

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