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Driver Shot While Stopped At Red Light In South LA

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A man was recovering Sunday after being shot in the shoulder while he sat in his car at a red light in South Los Angeles.

The incident in the 8400 block of Avalon Boulevard occurred about 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Los Angeles police Officer Roger Aguirre said.

The driver was stopped at a red light when a car carrying a gunman rolled up alongside, Aguirre said.

The victim, whose name has been withheld, was hospitalized. His current condition was unknown but Aguirre said he had stable vital signs.

A description of the suspect vehicle was not immediately available.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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