Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy injured in apparent accidental shooting

LYNWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was injured Tuesday after an apparent accidental shooting, authorities said.

The deputy is in stable condition and is undergoing treatment at a hospital.

The incident occurred around 1 p.m. at the Compton station, according to a tweet from the sheriff's department.

The deputy, who has not been identified, was rushed with escorts to St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood.

Circumstances surrounding the incident were not immediately known.
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