Deputies Shoot Man Involved in Domestic Dispute Near Compton

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COMPTON (CNS) - A man is hospitalized Tuesday after being shot during a confrontation with deputies in the unincorporated area of Rosewood near Compton.

Deputies from the Compton Sheriff's Station were called at 12:35 a.m. to 356 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., east of the Harbor (110) Freeway between Figueroa Street and Main regarding a domestic dispute, Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff's Information Bureau told City News Service.

Upon their arrival deputies attempted to make contact with the suspect, who confronted deputies and was shot by deputies.

The suspect and the victim were taken to a hospital with non-life- threatening injuries, Koerner said. No deputies were injured.

Anyone with information about this shooting was asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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