Los Angeles, CA

Man shot three times in LA


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At 9:45 pm on Monday night, emergency services received a report of a person who was shot at Somerset Dr & W 29th St, later changed to 2841 Somerset Drive.

Police and emergency medical services (EMS) responded and found that a man sustained three gunshot wounds to the abdomen, chest, and back.

Police diverted traffic from Somerset Dr and W 29th St.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a dark-gray BMW 5 Series.

Police requested additional units minutes after arriving on scene.

A video shared by Citizen app user @Madere58 showed a taped-off street.

Police canvassed the area to find more information or the suspect.

Police are currently looking for a male suspect believed to be occupying the BMW 5 Series.

They report that the gunman is accompanied by three other men.

If you have any information on this crime or the individual who may be involved, call the police immediately.

Gun Violence in LA

Data from the Los Angeles Police Department shows that 465 people were shot in the city between January 1 and May 1 this year, a 67 percent jump over 2020, while homicides had already hit 115 on Sunday, an increase of more than 26 percent compared to this time last year, according to LA Magazine.

Force Investigation Division

Force Investigation Division (FID) is responsible for the investigation of all incidents involving the use of deadly force of an LAPD officer. This case did not, but this information may be useful for future cases. As of May 30, there were 29 shootings or critical incidents involving an officer in Los Angeles.

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