DTLA Skid Row Shooting Sends Three Victims To The Hospital

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DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: Wednesday November 8th, 7:42hrs
LOCATION: San Pedro Street & 7th Street
CITY: City of Los Angeles
INCIDENT DETAILS:

  1. At least three gun shot victims have been transported to local trauma centers by paramedics
  2. One victim appeared to be shot while in a vehicle
  3. No suspects are in custody

VICTIM INFORMATION: N/A
SUSPECT INFORMATION: N/A
HANDLING AGENCIES: Los Angeles Police Central Division
SOT(s): N/A
ADDITIONAL: N/A
CNS: LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Three people were shot and wounded Wednesday evening in an area of downtown Los Angeles where homeless people’s tents line sidewalks each night.

The shooting was reported about 7:45 p.m. in the area of Seventh and San Pedro streets, according to Officer Sal Ramirez of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Two women, one about 45 years old and the other about 30, were struck in the lower body and an approximately 40-year-old man was shot in a leg, according to Ramirez, who said all three were taken to a hospital.

No suspect was immediately taken into custody and no suspect description was immediately available, Ramirez said.   CNS-11-08-2017 20:29