Man Shot, Killed by L.A. Sheriff’s Deputy in Florence Area: Officials

Officials investigate a fatal deputy-involved shooting in the Florence area of Los Angeles on Sept. 1, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Officials investigate a fatal deputy-involved shooting in the Florence area of Los Angeles on Sept. 1, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a man in the unincorporated Florence area early Thursday evening, authorities said.

The shooting occurred about 5:45 p.m. in the 1700 block of East 83rd Street, sheriff’s officials said.

The unidentified man was taken to a hospital after he was shot, officials said.

No other information was available on what prompted the shooting.

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