LOS ANGELES — Probationary Deputy Angel Reinosa, who falsely claimed he was shot by a sniper in the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station parking lot, is no longer employed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced in a Wednesday morning press conference at the Hall of Justice in Los Angeles.

“At this point in the investigation we’re now faced with both a criminal investigation and a personnel matter,” Villanueva said at the press conference, which was broadcast live on the Sheriff Department’s Facebook page.

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