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Man hospitalized following deputy-involved shooting in Lemon Grove

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Posted at 9:10 PM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 00:10:39-05

LEMON GROVE, Calif. (KGTV) -- An investigation is underway following a deputy-involved shooting in Lemon Grove Monday night.

According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to the 2100 block of Camino de las Palmas after “receiving reports of a suicidal subject.”

When deputies arrived, there was an altercation and a shooting occurred.

A man was taken to the hospital and no one else was hurt, according to deputies. The man's condition is unknown at this time.

The department says homicide detail investigates deputy-involved shootings and is expected to provide updates.

If you're contemplating suicide, call the San Diego Crisis Hotline at 888-724-7240.