LOS ANGELES – A victim was wounded in Watts Saturday evening by a bullet police believe was not intended for him.
The shooting was reported at 6:42 p.m. at Wilmington Avenue and Century Boulevard, said Los Angeles Police Department Officer Matthew Cruz.
Arriving officers found the victim inside a residence, Cruz said. It was unclear if he was in the home when he was struck.
Paramedics took him to a hospital, where his vital signs were stable, Cruz said.
Firefighters and paramedics had been called to the area for a traffic collision, Cruz said. It was not clear whether the collision and the shooting were related.
One suspect was taken into custody, he said.
A news videographer at the scene said the victim was a 10-year-old boy and that the shooting was related to a collision.