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The Los Angeles sheriff, who was seriously injured in the Compton shooting, has been discharged from the hospital, the sheriff says

The 24-year-old MP was released on Wednesday and his 31-year-old partner, who saved his life, is staying in the hospital, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said. “He has a long way to go to recover. But he’s not alone. We’re here as a community,” the sheriff tweeted. Earlier Wednesday, Villanueva said at a community meeting that one of the MPs had improved …

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Deputy shot released from hospital in Compton attack

One of the MPs, who was wounded in a brazen ambush in Compton, Calif., Over the weekend was discharged from hospital on Wednesday, said Los Angeles sheriff Alex Villanueva. “Great news, one of those MPs was discharged from the hospital today,” tweeted Villanueva on Wednesday evening. “He has a long way to go to recover. But he’s not alone. We …

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Compton Shooting: Los Angeles MP saw her save her partner’s life

“There is no other way to put it: you are amazing,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, describing the MPs’ bravery. A shooter in Compton, California shot both MPs four or five times on Saturday night, Garcetti said. They are in stable but critical condition, having “survived the operation well,” Sheriff Alex Villanueva told KABC Radio. By an “absolute miracle” …

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Compton ‘ambush’ has 2 LA County Sheriff’s MPs “fight for their lives”

A manhunt was underway in California on Saturday evening after two Los Angeles County Sheriff MPs were shot dead by a suspect in their patrol car who “opened fire without warning or provocation,” the authorities said. The MPs, a 24-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman, were both in critical condition and “fought for their lives” when operated on outside a …

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