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Armed man shot, injured by police in South Los Angeles

Police patrol vehicles are shown behind crime tape at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in the 1300 block of West 50th Street in South Los Angeles on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.

December 28, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Police officers were searching for a prowler in South Los Angeles when they shot a man armed with a gun.

Shortly after 9 p.m. Friday, officers received a call about a prowler on the 1300 block of West 50th Street.

While searching for the prowler, officers confronted a man with a gun. Police shot him once in the arm.

Investigators are now trying to determine his connection, if any, to the original call.