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Gunman Detained After Shooting Employee in Leg at MLK Hospital in Willowbrook: LASD

A man who was checking himself into Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Willowbrook shot a female hospital employee and was taken into custody, authorities said Monday.

Deputies were called to the hospital, at 1680 E. 120th St., at 12:11 p.m., according to Sgt. Ovalle of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Century Station.

One woman was shot in her leg in the hospital, but the wound was not life threatening, Ovalle said.