Off-duty Inglewood police officer shot; suspect search underway

An off-duty Inglewood police officer was wounded in a shooting Thursday near Lennox, and a search was being conducted for a suspect.

Paramedics were sent to an address on Lennox Boulevard around 10:20 a.m. Thursday on a call possibly involving an off-duty officer, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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The off-duty officer was taken by ambulance to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Law enforcement officers from various agencies descended on the area, and a manhunt was underway in the 11000 block of Osage Avenue, a few blocks south of Lennox Boulevard.

A representative of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said deputies were assisting the Inglewood Police Department in the investigation. Officers from Gardena and Hawthorne also responded to the scene.

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