KOREATOWN (CBSLA) – A man was shot in the head on a Koreatown street early Friday morning, after which a Los Angeles police patrol SUV which was helping to block traffic was struck by a car in an unrelated accident.
The shooting was reported at 3:45 a.m. in 400 block of South Normandie Avenue.READ MORE: 'She Led With Love, Kindness, And Compassion': County Establishes Sandra Shells Memorial Fund In Honor Of Slain Nurse
According to police, a man was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head. He was conscious while he was being transported, but his condition was not confirmed.READ MORE: Free Drive-Through COVID Test Site Opens In Whittier
Following the shooting, a car which was traveling through the area accidentally struck a police SUV which had been set up to block the intersection of West 4th Street and Normandie Avenue during the shooting investigation.
There was no word of any serious injuries from the collision.MORE NEWS: NFL, LA County Go On Public Education Blitz To Block COVID From Super Bowl Festivities
The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately disclosed. No arrests have been made and it’s unclear if it was gang-related, police said.