PALMS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a man Tuesday morning in Palms, authorities said.
The incident occurred shortly after 5 a.m. in the 3000 block of Vera Avenue, said Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's department.
The wounded man was transported to a hospital and is expected to survive, said the Los Angeles Police Department, which is the agency investigating the shooting.
The circumstances that led to the confrontation were not immediately clear.
Off-duty LA County sheriff's deputy shoots, wounds man in Palms
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