1 Shot, 1 Beaten Unconscious At College Athlete Party

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A man was shot and another beaten unconscious at a party at the Proud Bird restaurant near Los Angeles International Airport, police said Saturday.

KNX 1070’s Ed Mertz Reports

Shots rang out during the “I Love College Athletes Party” hosted Los Angeles-based athletes near Aviation Boulevard and West 111th Street about 11:15 p.m. Friday, according to police.

Paramedics rushed the gunshot victim UCLA Medical Center where was listed in serious, but stable condition.

“His gunshot wound doesn’t appear to be life threatening,” said Los Angeles police Sgt. Richard Parks of the Pacific station.

The second victim was reportedly beaten unconscious by ten men, according to police. He was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition..

Both victims are in their 20s. Police say neither is a college athlete.

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