A 22-year-old man was shot and wounded Monday while sitting inside a vehicle in the Vermont-Slauson area of South Los Angeles.

The shooting was reported about 1:35 a.m. at 71st and Figueroa streets, according to a desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.

The victim was sitting in the vehicle when he was approached by a male suspect on foot and the suspect fired into the vehicle, the officer said.

Paramedics took the victim to a hospital where he had stable vital signs, the officer said.

Suspect information was not available, he said.

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