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Section of Metro Blue Line closed after deputy-involved shooting

16 Mar

Metro Blue Line delayed after deputy-involved shooting
A shooting involving Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies on the Metro Blue Line tracks in Walnut Park forced the temporary closure of the line between Florence and 103rd Street during the Friday morning commute.

The shooting incident occurred around 9 a.m. on a section of the tracks near Firestone Boulevard. Sheriff’s officials said a manhunt is underway in the area for a suspect.

The incident forced the closure of the Blue Line between Florence and 103rd Street on the busy commuter line from Long Beach to downtown L.A. Metro was bringing in shuttle buses but major delays are expected.

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