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Pursuit turns to search for suspects in Watts

January 5, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
What started as a police pursuit turned into a search for suspects in Watts on Saturday night.

Authorities said the chase started in South Gate and ended in Watts, where some of the suspects jumped out of the car and hid in the area.

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said at least one suspect was wounded in an officer-involved shooting and another was detained.

A command post was set up at 103rd Street and Central Avenue, as well as a perimeter.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will be handing the officer-involved shooting for the South Gate Police Department.

No further information was available.