Photo Shows Hero LA Officer Saving Her Partner’s Life By Tending To His Injuries Despite Her Own


One of the two Los Angeles deputies who were shot in the head in an ambush on Saturday night helped save her partner’s life by applying a tourniquet after she radioed for back-up. FOX11 obtained a photo (above) of the female deputy, who has not been named but was described as a 31-year-old mother of a six-year-old boy, covered in blood after she was shot in the jaw

Daily Mail: Photo shows hero LA deputy mom, 31, calling on her radio for help after she was shot in the jaw during Compton ambush – before saving her partner’s life by tending to his injuries despite her own* A new image has emerged of the unidentified female deputy covered in blood after she was shot in the jaw
* A gunman opened fire on the 31-year-old mother and her 24-year-old partner in Compton on Saturday
* FOX11 reported that the female deputy managed to call for help and applied a tourniquet to her partner
* Both deputies sustained multiple gunshot wounds, including to the head, and are in stable condition
* The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is offering a $100,000 reward for information about the ‘dark-skinned’ male suspect who remains at large as of Monday morning
* President Trump labeled the gunman an ‘animal’ who deserves the death penalty if the officers die
* Protesters gathered outside the hospital where the deputies are recovering and shouted: ‘We hope they die’

One of the two Los Angeles deputies who were shot in the head in an ambush on Saturday night helped save her partner’s life by applying a tourniquet after she radioed for back-up.

FOX11 obtained a photo of the female deputy, who has not been named but was described as a 31-year-old mother of a six-year-old boy, covered in blood after she was shot in the jaw by an unidentified male gunman just before 7pm Saturday in the city’s Compton neighborhood.

The photo is a still from a security camera that captured the deputy calling for her help as she tended to her partner, a 24-year-old male, who was kneeling behind a pillar after he was also struck in the head.

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WNU Editor: My definition of a hero is someone who tries to save someone’s life while disregarding their own life. Officer Claudia Apolinar is definitely a hero …. EXCLUSIVE: Hero LA deputy mom, 31, who saved her partner’s life after they were both ambushed in Compton by gunman is a former librarian who only graduated from the Police Academy last year (Daily Mail).

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