MID-CITY (CBSLA) – Shots were fired at a Vons parking lot in Mid-City Friday evening, authorities said.

There were no injuries reported.

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Los Angeles police officers responded to a Vons in the 1400 block of Fairfax Avenue, near the intersection of Pico Boulevard, around 9 p.m. for an assault with a deadly weapon call.

The suspects were described as two men who took off on foot.

CBS2’s Sara Donchey reporting from the scene said the incident began when a man arrived looking to purchase a cellphone from two men he met online.

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The man looking to buy the cellphone said the two men attempted to rob him but he fought back.

Police said one of the suspects pulled out a gun and fired it into the ground.

The men ran off with the victim’s money and have not been seen since, authorities said.


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