Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Wounded in Lomita Deputy-Involved Shooting

A suspect wanted for assault with a deadly weapon was shot during a confrontation with sheriff's deputies on Thursday, authorities reported.

A suspect was wounded on Sept. 8, 2016 during an officer-involved shooting in Lomita. (Credit: KTLA)

A suspect was wounded on Sept. 8, 2016 during an officer-involved shooting in Lomita. (Credit: KTLA)

The incident happened about 6:16 p.m. in the 2300 block of Pacific Coast Highway in Lomita, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a news release.

The suspect was shot at least once, and taken to a local hospital. His condition was unknown.

No deputies were injured in the shooting.

A woman who was  in the suspect's car was taken into custody.

No other information was immediately released.