Three injured in shooting near Avalon Gardens in South Los Angeles

Three people were wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening near the Avalon Gardens housing project in South Los Angeles, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Officers responded just before 8 p.m. to a shooting near 89th Street and Central Avenue, LAPD Officer Rosario Cervantes said.

Two males and one female were struck by gunfire, Cervantes said. They were hospitalized and said to be stable as of Tuesday night, she said.

The LAPD was searching Tuesday night for four suspects, described only as Latino men.