An off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy is in critical condition after being shot in the head at a Jack in the Box restaurant in Alhambra, California, on Monday, authorities said.
The deputy was standing at the counter in the restaurant, wearing civilian clothes, when a man armed with a handgun approached him and shot him once in the head, Sheriff’s Department officials said.
The gunman then fled the scene Sheriff’s officials said there does not appear to be a motive in this case. The investigation is ongoing. No further details were immediately available.