At least one South Gate Police Department officer shot a person on Friday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The shooting was reported at about 4:50 p.m. and took place in the 8400 block of San Juan Avenue, according to a release from the Sheriff’s Department, which is assisting with the investigation.
No officers were hurt, but the person who was shot, identified only as a man, “was struck by gunfire and transported to a nearby hospital in unknown condition,” the release said.
No further information was available.
Anyone with information is asked to call 323-890-5500.
To report information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit lacrimestoppers.org.
The shooting marked the second time someone was shot by a law enforcement officer in Southern California on Friday. Earlier, at least one Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy fatally shot someone in Moreno Valley.
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