Local

13-Year-Old Boy Shot, Critically Wounded In Pacoima

View Comments
Photo Galleries

PACOIMA (CBS) —  Police are investigating the shooting of a 13-year-old boy Thursday.

Officers went to the 10000 block of Telfair Avenue about 8 a.m. in Pacoima, according to an officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Foothill Station.

LAPD spokesman Officer Chris Lata said detectives ruled out attempted suicide as a factor in the case, and were trying to determine if the shooting was accidental or if a suspect was at large.

The juvenile was hospitalized in critical condition, Lata said, adding that a person was detained but released after being questioned.

(©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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.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.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,444 other followers