Deputy fires shot during Altadena arrest

ALTADENA — A sheriff’s deputy shot at, but missed, a carjacking suspect before arresting him Thursday, authorities said.
Kyle Traub, 21, of Altadena was booked on suspicion of a San Dimas carjacking, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said.
The shooting took place about 9:20 a.m. in the 500 block of West Terrace Street in Altadena, Deputy Guillermina Saldana of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau said in a written statement.
Deputies stopped a car Traub was driving after realizing it had been carjacked from San Dimas, officials said.
No further information regarding the circumstances of the shooting was released, other than that no deputies were injured.
Officials at the sheriff’s Altadena Station deferred all questions to the Sheriff’s Headquarter’s Bureau, which is tasked with handling press inquiries for the department.
No further information about the San Dimas carjacking was available Thursday night.

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