Breaking: Sheriff's deputy shot on Eastside

Update at 8:29 from the Los Angeles Times:

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy was shot in the cheek Tuesday night in East Los Angeles during an incident in which the alleged gunman was killed, authorities said.

"I'm grateful that the wound does not appear to be life-threatening," Sheriff Lee Baca said when contacted by The Times as he headed to the hospital.

Media tweets over the previous 20 minutes, newest at the top. The top three are from Los Angeles Times reporters.

LAJourno robert lopez Sheriff Baca tells Times that deputy shot in East L.A. expected to survive: http://lat.ms/hSe4Pb #nightblog

anblanx Andrew Blankstein
Sheriff's deputy shot in East L.A. | L.A. NOW | Los Angeles Times http://lat.ms/dEAGt2
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LAJourno robert lopez
Breaking: Sheriff's deputy shot in East L.A: http://lat.ms/fPVAi4 #nightblog

surayafadel surayafadel
breaking news around me as I sit and work! Our newsroom is working hard on #deputy shot in face tune in kcal9 & cbs2

Update: L.A. County Sheriff's officials say a deputy in training has been shot in City Terrace. Reports: suspect killed.

NBCLA NBC Los Angeles
[BREAKING] Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy shot near Floral Dr & N Brannick Ave in East Los Angeles. No word on suspect. #Deputy.

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