An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was shot Monday night in an unincorporated area of South L.A., authorities confirmed.
The shooting occurred at 9:16 p.m. in the 8700 block of Beach Street in Florence-Firestone, said Deputy Tracy Koerner, a spokesman for the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies took the injured officer to a hospital, Koerner said. His condition was not disclosed.
A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said he was not able to release any information about the officer.
Further information about the shooting and the officer was not available Monday night.