CHP officer shoots, kills husband

COMPTON — In what investigators are calling a “domestic violence-related incident,” an off-duty CHP officer shot and killer her husband late Saturday.

Few details of the shooting were released Sunday.

The incident occurred just after 11 p.m. in the 400 block of Amantha Avenue in Compton, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said in a written statement.

Neither the dead man nor the officer were identified.

“The suspect became verbally and physically combative toward the off-duty officer and the victim was able to retreive a firearm and shoot the suspect once in the upper torso,” Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Rick Pedroza said in a written release.

“The investigation is ongoing, and there is no further information available at this time,” he said.

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