A suspect was shot by sheriff’s deputies Friday evening in the unincorporated Florence area near South Los Angeles.
The shooting occurred in the area of East 67th Street and Hooper Avenue, about a block east of Central Avenue and the Los Angeles city limit, at about 8:25 p.m., according to Deputy Eric Ortiz of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
CBS2 reported that deputies were at the scene to respond to a mental health call.
It was unclear what led to the shooting.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department was called to the scene and the suspect was taken to a hospital in unknown condition. His name was not released.
Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives were investigating the shooting. No further details were released.
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