Crime & Justice

Man wounded in shooting with sheriff in Maywood

Photo illustration of crime scene yellow tape
Photo illustration of crime scene yellow tape
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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are investigating a deputy-involved shooting that occurred this afternoon in Maywood, a town of less than 28,000 residents located in southeast Los Angeles County.

The shooting took place on the 5200 block of Corona Avenue. No Los Angeles sheriff's deputies were hurt but the suspect was wounded and has been transported to a local hospital. His condition is unknown.

The investigation is ongoing.

Tucked between the cities of Bell and Commerce, Maywood is the smallest incorporated city in southeast L.A. County.