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Deputy who lied about sniper is fired

Aug 29, 2019 - The Boston Globe

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who authorities say faked being shot by a sniper last week is off the force.

The deputy, Angel Reinosa, is no longer employed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department or by the county of Los Angeles, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said at a news conference Wednesday.

A criminal investigation into Reinosa's actions by the Sheriff's Department is continuing, the sheriff said.

The announcement came a week after Reinosa, who was a deputy in trai...