Man shot, killed by deputies in Lancaster

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Authorities said a suspect was shot by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies in Lancaster.

Officials say homicide detectives are investigating the shooting.

It happened at about 11:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of West Avenue J-12, said Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The suspect was struck by gunfire. He was transported to a locaNo deputies were injured.

Authorities are urging anyone with information to contact the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at