LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Three men in their 20s were hospitalized Monday following what appeared to be a gang-related attack in Lincoln Park, police said.
Los Angeles police Sgt. John Porras said the shooting outside an apartment building on Lincoln Park Avenue was reported at 10:20 p.m. Sunday.READ MORE: Laguna Hills Student Spouts Racial Slurs At Black Player
“One man was shot in the right leg, one in the left thigh and one in the abdomen,” Porras said.
Police said they initially thought they had a possible suspect when they saw a man run out of an apartment with a gun.READ MORE: Authorities Searching For Missing Teen Girl Allegedly Taken By Her Mother
“It turned out to be an acquaintance of the victim who went out to defend his buddies,” he said.
Porras said the suspects may have fled in dark-colored pickup truck, possibly a Ford F-150, or a white Volkswagen Rabbit.
The identity of those involved has not been released.MORE NEWS: Woman Details Encounter With Man Accused Of Killing Brianna Kupfer
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