Shooting in Venice Beach: 12-19-13

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Shortly past 1pm this afternoon, there was a shooting in the north/south alley between 4th and 5th and Vernon and Indiana in Venice.

Shooting in Venice Beach 12-19-13

Picture by Amy S.

Officer Sara Faden of LAPD Media Relations relates that it was a single victim shooting. An unknown suspect or suspects fired several times at a male black man in his late 20’s, striking him in the face and the hip.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, his current condition related as “unknown” as of 6:30pm.

The investigation is ongoing, with no suspects noted in custody as of 6:30pm.

If you have any information about this shooting, please call the LAPD Pacific Division at 310-482-6334.

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