REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – A man witnessing a catalytic converter theft was shot and wounded in Redondo Beach before sunrise Friday, according to Fox11 and police.
Officers were sent to North Lucia Avenue at Agate Street about 5:25 a.m. on a report of a theft from a vehicle, according to the Redondo Beach Police Department.
“During the initial investigation, officers determined that the occupant(s) of a vehicle believed to be involved in the theft discharged a firearm at the driver of another vehicle in the area,” police said in a statement. “One person involved in the incident was transported to a hospital to treat a gunshot wound that … is not believed to be life-threatening.”
The man was shot at while driving in a Redondo Beach neighborhood and witnessing a catalytic converter theft in progress, Fox11 reported.
The suspect vehicle, described only as a dark-colored passenger vehicle, was occupied by several males and sped off eastbound on 190th Street, police said. No arrests were reported.
Anyone with information on the shooting was urged to call Detective Nimmons at 310- 379-2477 ext. 2714, or send a text to 310-339-2362. Tips may also be sent anonymously via [email protected].