Deputies shot and wounded two men in at the end of a half-hour pursuit early today, and their medical conditions were not immediately released.
The shootings were at 1:20 a.m. at El Toro Road and Van Meter Street, said Deputy Peter Gomez of the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau.
Sheriff's detectives saw a man with a gun at Ivory and Galen streets in the city of Duarte. The suspect got into a vehicle and a chase began, said Deputy Peter Gomez of the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau. The pursuit lasted for approximately 30 minutes, and ended when the suspect's vehicle hit a curb in the 2400 block of El Toro Road, Gomez said. One of the suspects pulled out a handgun, which resulted in a deputy- involved shooting, he said.
"Two suspects were wounded and transported to a local hospital in unknown conditions. No deputies were injured. A weapon was recovered at the scene," Gomez said.
The suspects were described as a 24-year-old man and a 36-year-old man, he said
The shooting was in a residential neighborhood not far from Irwindale Speedway, in the eastern San Gabriel Valley.