- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 1, 2018

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on an accidental shooting involving a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy (all times local):

3:50 p.m.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says a deputy wounded in an accidental shooting is in stable condition.

Officials haven’t released details but say there was an “unintentional discharge” of a gun Tuesday at the Compton station.

The shooting is under investigation.


2:20 p.m.

Los Angeles County authorities say a deputy was wounded when a gun accidentally went off at a sheriff’s station.

Sheriff’s officials say the deputy from the Compton station was hospitalized with a gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon. The deputy’s condition wasn’t immediately known.

The Sheriff’s Department didn’t release details about what it called an “unintentional discharge” of a weapon. The incident is under investigation.

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