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Sheriff's Department investigates police shooting in Watts

January 6, 2013 | 10:37 am

Officer-involved shooting in WattsLos Angeles County sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting of a man this weekend in Watts by South Gate police.

The shooting took place Saturday about 8:45 p.m. at Grape and 97th streets in Watts, not far from Jordan High School.

The man was wounded and taken to a hospital, according to the Sheriff's Department. More than one officer was involved, but none was injured, South Gate police said.

No other information was available.


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Image: Map shows location of an officer-involved shooting in Watts. Source: Google Maps