LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A man was shot and wounded today in the South Los Angeles area, and police were searching for a suspect.
The shooting was reported at about 8:40 a.m. at Gage Avenue and St. Andrews Place, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The wounded man was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.
Police set up a perimeter in the area and were reported to be working to arrest a possible suspect believed to be barricaded in an RV near the crime scene at about 12:50 p.m.
However, police cleared the area at about 1:30 p.m. and did not find the suspect, LAPD Officer William Cooper said.
Firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire that may have been sparked by a crash, according to reports from the scene. It was unclear if that incident was related to the shooting.
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