2-year-old woman shot in South Los Angeles

A woman and a young child were shot Friday afternoon in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

Police responded at 3:08 p.m. to the 1700 block of West 56th Street for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon and shots fired, said Officer Drake Madison, an LAPD spokesman.

Officers called for two ambulances, one for a 25-year-old woman who was shot in the stomach and one for a 2-year-old boy, Madison said. Information on where the boy was shot was not available.

Both victims were transported to a hospital, where they are in stable condition, he said. His injuries were not considered life-threatening, authorities said.

More information about the shooting was not immediately available.

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