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Sheriff's Deputy Shoots Man In East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES - A man was shot by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy in the 5000 block of 1st Street just after 10 p.m. Friday night, officials said.

The man who was shot was described in a press release as a male adult and was taken to an undisclosed local hospital for medical treatment. The extent of his injuries were not made public nor if he was released or taken into custody.
There were no other suspects outstanding, according to the press release. The circumstances surrounding the shooting were also not made public by Saturday afternoon.
The shooting will be investigated by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, in addition to investigations spearheaded by Sheriff's Homicide and Internal Affairs bureaus, according to the press release.
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