LOS ANGELES – A child was shot Monday at a hamburger restaurant in South Los Angeles.
Officers responded to 81st Street and Avalon Boulevard shortly after 5:35 p.m. to a report about shots fired where a child was injured, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Two suspects were last seen traveling southbound on Avalon Boulevard in a silver Kia Optima with an unknown Texas license plate number, police said. KNX reported that the suspects fired several rounds into the Monster Burger restaurant at 81st Street and Avalon Boulevard, then fled.
Both suspects were described men in their 20s, one wearing a black jacket while the other wore a gray coat.
The suspects used a .40 caliber and 9mm handguns, police said.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting was urged to call 911. Tipsters who choose to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222- 8477.