South Gate police shoot man in Lynwood

South Gate police shot and wounded a man in nearby Lynwood early today, authorities said.

The shooting was reported at 2:08 a.m. in the 11300 block of Virginia Avenue in Lynwood, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

"Our officers were involved in a shooting in Lynwood," South Gate police Sgt. Sergio Camacho said in a telephone interview.

The man who was shot was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, according to the Sheriff's Department. No officers were injured, Camacho said.

The Sheriff's Department patrols the city of Lynwood, where the Sheriff's Century Station is located on South Alameda Street.

A watch commander at the Sheriff's Century Station said he did not have details of the officer-involved shooting in Lynwood.

Sheriff's homicide detectives were assigned to investigate the shooting, which is routine in deputy-involved and officer-involved shootings in county areas outside the city of Los Angeles.

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