LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Authorities said a pregnant 16-year-old was stabbed Wednesday evening in the Westlake District.
Two males are being sought in the attack.READ MORE: Narcotics Officers Arrests 3 People In A Drug Raid Wednesday Morning In Montebello
The incident happened about 7:45 p.m. in the area of Wilshire Boulevard and Alvarado Street, according to LAPD Officer Tony Im.
The girl was stabbed in her right side and was transported to a hospital, Im said.READ MORE: Pasadena, Long Beach Enact Eased Yellow Tier Rules Including Reopening Of Indoor Bars; LA County Waits For Thursday
The girl was with two boys outside a 99 Cents Only store when they were reportedly approached by 2-5 other young men. A fight broke out and the girl was stabbed in the thigh.
An update on her condition, or that of the unborn child, was not immediately available.
Police described the suspects as a man in his early 20s and another male believed to be about 15-years-old.MORE NEWS: 'Feels Like A Miracle': Loma Linda Hospital Treating Zero COVID Patients For First Time In More Than A Year
Authorities said the stabbing may have been gang-related.