LEIMERT PARK (CBSLA.com) — Detectives Wednesday searched for a group of robbers who shot a man at a gas station in Leimert Park.
According to police, the incident unfolded shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 3900 block of S. Western Avenue.
Three armed men attempted to rob the victim outside a convenience store at a Chevron gas station.
A fight broke out and the victim was shot multiple times.
He tried to escape by driving away from the scene, but subsequently crashed his car about a half-mile away into the side of a pharmacy and a church.
There was a group of people inside of the church, but no one was injured.
Paramedics transported the victim to a hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds. At this time, he remains listed in stable condition.
A description of the robbers has not been provided.
The building has been red-tagged.