Teenage Boy In Critical Condition After Boyle Heights Shooting

BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — A 15-year-old boy was shot and wounded in the head Thursday in Boyle Heights.

There were several reports of shots fired in a residential neighborhood just before 2:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Los Angeles police Sgt. Miguel Lopez said.

Officers were stopped by a resident and told to go into an RV parked at the corner of Pennsylvania and Michigan avenues, where they found the wounded teen inside.

The boy, who was hit several times, was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He was later transferred to the intensive care unit.

No suspect information has been released.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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