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Child shot and wounded in South L.A.

Child shot in South L.A.
The shooting occurred at Wilmington Avenue and 109th Street about 7:40 p.m. July 17.
(Los Angeles Times)

A child was shot and injured Wednesday evening in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

The shooting occurred at Wilmington Avenue and 109th Street about 7:40 p.m. Police officers in the area had been flagged down by a citizen and then heard gunshots.

Police found the child, a boy about 8 years old, who was shot in the lower extremities. The child was taken to a hospital.

Authorities said the child didn’t appear to be the intended target.

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Officers have cordoned off the area and are investigating. They believe the suspect is still in the area.


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