Sheriff’s deputies apparently came under fire Thursday in a Compton neighborhood, and an investigation was underway.
The law enforcement personnel were sent to Compton Boulevard and Acacia Avenue on an assault with a deadly weapon call shortly before 8 a.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.
No deputies were injured, the sheriff’s department reported. A person with a gunshot wound was taken to a hospital, according to reports from the scene.
A containment of the area was established.
A fire was reported about 8:15 a.m. in a residential building apparently involved in the investigation, possibly a suspect’s apartment, according to a broadcast report.