LOS ANGELES – Two juveniles were wounded in a shooting near Loyola High School in the Pico-Union neighborhood Tuesday.
One victim remains in surgery while the second victim is in stable condition, police told KTLA.
Officers responded to the 1300 block of South Catalina Street, near Pico Boulevard and Vermont Avenue, shortly before 4:30 p.m. to a report of a shooting that injured multiple people, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
KTLA reported that two victims were injured in connection with the shooting and taken to a hospital, one by a witness. Both victims are juveniles, according to the station. Their names and ages have not been released.
KTLA reported that several witnesses confirmed that an argument occurred moments before the shooting, and reporters discovered at least nine shell casings at the scene.
According to the LAPD, the suspects are between 18 and 20 years old. They were described as wearing white shirts, baggy jeans with backpacks.
At least three male suspects fled the scene after the shooting, police told KTLA.
KTLA reported that a black sedan occupied by the suspects, possibly an Acura, was last seen heading eastbound on Pico Boulevard. The investigation remains ongoing.