Police Chiefs: Agitators Blocking Hospital After Officer Ambush Is 'a New Low'

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Law enforcement heads in some of the country’s biggest cities are weighing in on the actions of radical demonstrators in California after two sheriff’s deputies were ambushed and shot over the weekend.

Two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies were ambushed and attacked as they sat in a patrol car in Compton on Saturday evening.

“Moments ago, 2 of our Sheriff Deputies were shot in Compton and were transported to a local hospital. They are both still fighting for their lives, so please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. We will update this thread with information as it becomes available,” the department tweeted.

Moments ago, 2 of our Sheriff Deputies were shot in Compton and were transported to a local hospital. They are both still fighting for their lives, so please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. We will update this thread with information as it becomes available.

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The sheriff’s office also shared a video of the brazen daylight attack.

WARNING: the following video contains graphic violence which some viewers may find disturbing:

Update: The gunman walked up on the deputies and opened fire without warning or provocation. pic.twitter.com/cBQjyKkoxJ

Each officer was shot in the head.

The LASD also stated on Twitter that following the shooting, a group of protesters attempted to block an ambulance from bringing the wounded officers to a hospital:

After deputies issued a dispersal order for the unlawful assembly of a group of protesters blocking the hospital emergency entrance & exits, a male adult protester refused to comply & cooperate…

Detroit police chief James Craig, whose city is no stranger to violent crime, commented on the reported actions of demonstrators while speaking with Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” on Monday morning, along with other police chiefs.

“There is some that is a part of this anarchist movement that spew hate, they incite violence, and so now taken to the level of blocking emergency entrances to a hospital for others that might need immediate medical attention is horrible,” Craig told the program.... (Read more)



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