Woman in wheelchair shot, hospitalized in East LA

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An investigation is underway after a woman in a wheelchair was shot in East Los Angeles early Saturday.

An investigation is underway after a woman in a wheelchair was shot in East Los Angeles early Saturday.

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies responded to a call of a shooting near Cesar Chavez and Mednik avenues around 4:30 a.m., authorities said.

The victim, about 40 years old, was found on the sidewalk with one gunshot wound. She was transported to a nearby hospital and was in stable condition, according to sheriff's officials. Authorities said she was not cooperating with police.

No other injuries were reported. It was unclear what led to the incident.

A description of a shooter or shooters was not immediately available. The investigation was ongoing.
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