MID-CITY (CBSLA) – Shots were fired at a Vons parking lot in Mid-City Friday evening, authorities said.
There were no injuries reported.READ MORE: CA Updates Face Mask Guidance, Joins CDC In Suggesting Double-Masking
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.READ MORE: State Prioritizing COVID Vaccine Distribution To Most Vulnerable Communities
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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