LA County Sheriff's Deputy Shoots Suspect in South Gate

The shooting occurred at a park and the suspect was hospitalized, police said

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    A man was shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy on Saturday night, April 20, 2013.

    A man was hospitalized after being shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy Saturday night in South Gate, authorities said.

    The man's condition was unknown, according to a Sheriff's Department statement.

    The shooting occurred about 8:30 p.m. at South Gate Park, near the intersection of Southern and Pinehurst avenues (map). 

    Sheriff's officials did not immediately release further information.

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