A man was shot and wounded in the Vermont Square area of South Los Angeles, authorities said today.

It happened at 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of W. 41st Street, said Officer Jenny Houser of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section.

The man, who is in his early 20s, was approached by a vehicle with three people inside, Houser said. One man got out and fired at the victim.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where his vital signs were stable, she said.

The victim was shot in one leg, a news videographer reported from the scene.