By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A child was shot and wounded in La Puente Wednesday night.

Jan. 14, 2021. (CBSLA)

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The shooting occurred in the 14200 block of Nelson Avenue at around 9:15 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

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The child was struck in the leg.

The child was treated and later released from a hospital, the sheriff’s department told CBSLA early Thursday morning. The victim’s age was not confirmed.

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The circumstances of the shooting were not confirmed. There was no word on whether any suspects or motive had been identified.