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Hospital treating gunned LA deputies swamped by protesters [Video]

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WHAT’S BEING CLAIMED:

  • Shouting “we hope they die,” protesters gathered at a Los Angeles hospital treating two severely injured deputies after getting ambushed.
  • Two demonstrators were arrested as the authorities called the rally an “unlawful assembly.”
  • According to Sheriff Alex Villanueva, the two rookie officers were “ambushed by a gunman in a cowardly fashion.”

According to officials, anti-police rallyists flocked to a Los Angeles hospital where two police officers were confined after getting ambushed and sustained gunshots. Protesters chanted “we hope they die.”

The two rookie cops, one male and one female, were trying to survive as they got “critically injured” in an ambush while they sat in their patrol car in Compton.

“To the protesters blocking the entrance & exit of the HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM yelling ‘We hope they die’ referring to 2 LA Sheriff’s ambushed today in #Compton: DO NOT BLOCK EMERGENCY ENTRIES & EXITS TO THE HOSPITAL,” Los Angeles County …

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