South L.A. drive-by shooting leaves man in grave condition

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LOS ANGELES, California – Police officers responded to a shooting in L.A. on Sunday.

Specifically, the attack occurred in South Los Angeles, at 104th Street and Broadway. Officials confirmed the incident happened at around 1:30 p.m.

Furthermore, the Los Angeles Police Department reported that the man was shot in the head.

Initially, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southeast Division responded to the incident. Helpfully, Sergeant Jones provided information to reporters on the scene.

Apparently, multiple suspects passing by in a gray Hyundai vehicle shot at the victim. Unfortunately, officials are not sure how many people were in the vehicle. Additionally, they do not know where the suspects are. Currently, they aren’t aware of a connection between the suspects and the victim.

Currently, the victim’s identity is unclear. However, officials described him as a man in his 20’s.

Quickly, paramedics arrived on the scene. Then, they took the man to a local hospital. Hospital officials report the victim is in grave condition.

Presently, officials do not have further information at this time.

Unfortunately, crimes and shootings are not uncommon in South Los Angeles. Actually, there are about 4,000 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in the area. Still, officials respond to violent crimes more often at night than in broad daylight.

Los Angeles Police Department officials are asking anyone with information to come forward. They can call LAPD at 877-527-3247. Additionally, tips can be submitted anonymously. Officials provided the number for L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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