LOS ANGELES – Police Saturday are investigating the shooting of two men who were shot by a single assailant in the Vermont Knolls neighborhood of South Los Angeles.
Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded at 11:07 p.m. Friday to 1052 W.74th Street near Vermont Avenue where they learned the victims, 28 and 33, were approached by the suspect, who drew a handgun and fired at the two men multiple times, striking both of them, according to an LAPD spokeswoman.
One man was taken to a hospital by paramedics and was in stable condition. The second victim self-transported to a hospital and was also in stable condition.
The suspect ran away from the scene and is still at large, police said.
The cause of the shooting was under investigation. Anyone with information was asked to call the LAPD at 877-527-3247.
Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.
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