A man was shot and critically wounded Sunday in an attack in South Los Angeles, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

The shooting occurred about noon near the intersection of Budlong Avenue and 97th Street, sheriff’s Sgt. Leo Vasquez said.

The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment of his gunshot wounds, Vasquez said.

It’s unknown if the shooting was gang-related. A motive for the shooting was unknown.

No suspect information was available.

Anyone with information on this shooting was asked to call the sheriff’s South L.A. station at 323-820-6700. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

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