• A fundraiser launched for the two LA deputies shot during an ambush over the weekend has amassed more than $316,000 in donations in just over 24 hours
  • The reward for any information that helps locate the gunman has also been increased to $200,000 and is expected to continue to rise in the coming days
  • The two officers – one, a 31-year-old woman, the other a 24-year-old man – were shot as multiple times as they sat inside their patrol car in Compton Saturday
  • Both are now in a stable condition in hospital, and a massive manhunt is now underway for the black male suspect, who’s said to be between 28-30
  • LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva confirmed that two donors stepped forward with $25,000 and $50,000 to increase the department’s $100,000 reward 
  • Phillip A. Washington, the CEO of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Authority, later announced his agency would be contributing another $25,000
  • Villanueva challenged LeBron James, an outspoken activist and Black Lives Matter supporter, to match the current sum