EL MONTE (CBSLA.com) — Police were investigating an early morning officer-involved shooting in El Monte Friday, officials said.

The shooting happened at 3:57 a.m. in the 3500 block of Cogswell Road, El Monte police said.

It was unclear what prompted officers to fire their weapons, however, authorities said an unidentified 34-year-old male suspect was wounded.

He was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.

No officers were injured.

Homicide detectives were assisting in the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department at (323) 890-5500


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