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Compton deputy shooting: 2nd wounded deputy released from hospital as manhunt continues

By staff #los-angeles-ca

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The second of two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies who were ambushed in Compton has been released from the hospital, the department said Monday.

The two deputies, a 31-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man, were shot on Sept. 12 as they sat in a patrol vehicle at the Metro station in Compton.

The shooter remains at large and the reward for information leading to him has grown to $640,000.

The male deputy had left the hospital on Sept. 16 and now the female deputy has left, the department says. Both deputies are expected to face a long road to recovery from multiple gunshot injuries.

A GoFundMe page set up for the two deputies has raised more than $700,000.The page, started by sheriff’s detective Keegan McInnis, can be found here. An additional fund started by the deputies union is also raising funds.