Off-Duty Inglewood Officer Wounded in Shooting; Suspect Search Continuing

Shooting from a pistol. Reloading the gun. The man is aiming at the target

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INGLEWOOD (CNS) - An off-duty Inglewood police officer was wounded in a shooting today near Lennox, and a search was being conducted for a suspect.

The shooting was reported about 10:10 a.m. in the 10900 block of Osage Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which was assisting Inglewood police in the investigation.

``One officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries,'' a sheriff's department statement said. No suspect information was available.

The off-duty officer was taken by ambulance to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. ABC7 reported the officer was shot in a leg.

Law enforcement officers from various agencies descended on the area, and a manhunt was under way. Officers from Gardena and Hawthorne were among those sent to the scene.

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