A Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance. File photo courtesy OnScene.TV

A man was wounded Monday in a shooting in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles, authorities said.

It happened at 12:30 a.m. at Soto and Marengo streets, a dispatcher in the Los Angeles Police Department Operations Center said.

The man was in the intersection when a suspect walked toward him and fired one shot that struck him, the dispatcher said.

The man was hospitalized with stable vital signs, he said.

The shooting was believed to have been gang-related, the dispatcher said.

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