Suspect wounded in officer-involved shooting in Redondo Beach

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REDONDO BEACH (CNS) – A man was hospitalized this morning with a gunshot wound suffered in an officer-involved shooting in Redondo Beach.

About 9 p.m. Tuesday, Redondo Beach police officers responded to several calls of a family disturbance at a home in the 1000 block of Esplanade and heard a woman screaming from the back of the house, according to Deputy Marvin Crowder of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which was assisting Redondo Beach police with the investigation into the shooting.

Officers went to the rear of the home and were confronted by a man with a gun, and an officer-involved shooting occurred, Redondo Beach police Capt. Joe Hoffman said.

The suspect was struck in the upper body, treated at the scene by paramedics and transported to a hospital in unknown condition, Crowder said. A weapon was recovered at the scene by officers.

The suspect’s name and age were not disclosed. No other injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about this incident was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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