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A man was shot by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in Downey on Saturday.

The person, whose name, age and gender were not disclosed, was the subject of a pursuit by the Sheriff’s Department, according to Deputy Parra.

Parra added that the person was wanted for a felony and was believed to be armed and dangerous.

After the pursuit ended in the 9500 block Raviller Drive at about 7:40 p.m., at least one Sheriff’s Department deputy opened fire, striking the person an unknown number of times, according to Parra and a release from the Sheriff’s Department.

No deputies were struck, and the person’s condition is unknown, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

The Downey Fire Department confirmed that one person was taken to a nearby hospital.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

To submit information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit