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Hawthorne police shoot, wound man

Police shot and injured a man in Hawthorne on Saturday morning, authorities said.

The shooting, which occurred in the 13000 block of Doty Avenue, was reported at 10:13 a.m., according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department statement. One man, whose name was not released, was wounded and taken to a hospital. No officers were injured.

Sheriff's homicide bureau detectives were assisting Hawthorne police in the investigation of the officer-involved shooting.

Deputy Kim Manatt, of the sheriff's headquarters bureau, said she had no other information about the circumstances of the shooting. Hawthorne police referred media inquiries to the Sheriff's Department.


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