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Off-duty L.A. County sheriff's deputy shoots, wounds two men

March 27, 2011 |  3:28 pm

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the shooting of two men by an off-duty deputy in an unincorporated area near Pasadena.

The shooting occurred at about 1:55 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Rosemead Blvd., near the 210 Freeway.

The two men were taken to a local hospital with unspecified wounds and were expected to survive, sheriff's officials said.

The deputy was not injured. Authorities provided no information on the wounded men's identifies or why the deputy fired.

-- Carla Rivera