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Officer Shoots Suspect in Hand After Responding to Report of Family Disturbance in Redondo Beach

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A suspect on Saturday was recovering after being shot in the hand by a police officer the previous evening in Redondo Beach, authorities said.

The Redondo Beach Police Department provided this booking photo of Kermit Johnson on Feb. 6, 2016.

The Redondo Beach Police Department provided this booking photo of Kermit Johnson on Feb. 6, 2016.

A resident contacted the Redondo Beach Police Department at about 11:40 p.m. to report a family disturbance in the 2100 block of Manhattan Beach Boulevard, according to a news release.

An officer responded to the scene and, in front of the location, encountered a man involved in the disturbance, the statement said.

The officer opened fire, striking 54-year-old Kermit Johnson in the hand and resulting in a minor injury, the Police Department said. The suspect was transported to a hospital in police custody. No one else was injured.

A firearm was recovered at the scene, according to the news release.

Police vehicles are seen at the Redondo Beach location where a police officer shot and wounded a suspect on Feb. 5, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Police vehicles are seen at the Redondo Beach location where a police officer shot and wounded a suspect on Feb. 5, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Johnson was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, and allegedly carrying a concealed firearm and carrying criminal threats.

His bail was set at $150,000, and he is expected to appear in court in Torrance on Monday.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call the Redondo Beach Police Department at 310-379-2477.