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Three People Shot In West Los Angeles, Including Boy Aged Nine

Posted Dec. 3, 2013, 11:15 am

Brenton Garen / Editor-in-Chief

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) West Los Angeles detectives are investigating a shooting on Monday night in the area near where La Cienega meets the 10 Freeway.

LAPD West Los Angeles patrol officers responded to a shooting call at approximately 9:05 pm in the 1900 block of Corning Street, Los Angeles.

Officers found three people were people injured, including a nine-year-old boy who is clinging to life.

"When the officers arrived at the scene, they were advised that one of the three victims drove them to a local hospital where all three were being treated for gunshot wounds," an LAPD West Los Angeles advisory read. "Officers also observed numerous shell casings in the area along with other evidence."

LAPD West Los Angeles detectives responded and their investigation revealed that unknown suspects, only described as male African-Americans in dark clothing, opened fire on the victims and then fled a white car.

The LAPD said two of the victims, an adult male and a female, are in stable condition. The third victim is a nine-year-old who is currently in serious condition. All are being treated at local hospitals.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact LAPD West Los Angeles detectives at 310.444.0702.

During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). 

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