L.A. deputy may never walk again after beating

Deputy Brandon Love is shown with his wife Nicole in a photo posted to the Lakewood Sheriff’s Station Facebook page on Aug. 20, 2014.

Deputy Brandon Love is shown with his wife Nicole in a photo posted to the Lakewood Sheriff’s Station Facebook page on Aug. 20, 2014.

LOS ANGELES, Ca. — A Los Angeles County deputy may never walk again after being attacked during a domestic violence incident at a mall.

Deputy Brandon Love was seriously injured at the Lakewood Center Mall on Aug. 15, when 21-year-old Frankie Estrada allegedly knocked him unconscious and then kicked and stomped on his head and neck.

Love was one of two deputies responding to a dispute between a man and a woman; Love was bringing Estrada back toward the other deputy, who had made contact with the woman involved, when the attack occurred.

As Love bent over to pick up some keys he had dropped, Estrada allegedly hit him in the head and then continued kicking him while he was on the ground.

A good Samaritan was able to stop the beating, and was credited with saving Love’s life.

Estrada pleaded not guilty.

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  • snowchimpsrdevils

    Mr george browm you leave the comment by the racist but take mine down? How socialist of you. I thought you were neutral but that proves you are are a censor. Shame shame shame

  • John T. Dwyer

    Mr. Brown: Thanks for removing the hate text and vulgarity. There is no place in a modern society or in modern thinking for such. This kind off speech and foolishness is what contributes to the problems of finding a constructive dialogue to resolve all of our problems. AND they are all of our problems!

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