A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after a shooting Monday evening in Lynwood, authorities said.
The shooting happened about 7:20 p.m. near 112th and Lorraine streets, said Deputy Eric Ortiz, a spokesman for the department.
The deputy had responded to a robbery in progress call on the border of Lynwood and Compton, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva told The Times that the robbery suspects were identified by victims who flagged responding deputies down.
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