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Off-duty LAPD officer is shot in South Los Angeles

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A map of South L.A. showing where an off-duty LAPD officer was shot in unincorporated Florence-Firestone

A map of South L.A. showing where an off-duty LAPD officer was shot in unincorporated Florence-Firestone

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was shot Monday night in an unincorporated area of South L.A., authorities confirmed.

The shooting occurred at 9:16 p.m. in the 8700 block of Beach Street in Florence-Firestone, said Deputy Tracy Koerner, a spokesman for the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies took the injured officer to a hospital, Koerner said. His condition was not disclosed.

A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said he was not able to release any information about the officer.

Further information about the shooting and the officer was not available Monday night.

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.

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