BURBANK (CBSLA) — Authorities have found their suspect in a shooting in Burbank Thursday night which left a man wounded.
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The shooting occurred at 10 p.m. in the area of Frederic Street and Chandler Boulevard.
Detectives with the Burbank Police Department arrested Richard Sneddon Dick V, 37, on Friday, on suspicion of attempted murder.
Burbank Police Lieutenant J.J. Puglisi reported that, “based on the department’s investigation, this was not a random act. It was evident the suspect and victim knew each other.”
Puglisi also mentioned that the weapon used in the attempted murder, a 9mm semi-automatic handgun, has not been found. A possible motive was not released at the time.READ MORE: Authorities Investigating Fatal North Hollywood Shooting On Monday Evening
Burbank police responded to reports of gunfire where they found a man with a gunshot wound to his arm. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he underwent emergency surgery, police said. He is reported to be in stable condition.
Immediately after the shooting, police received information that the suspect had family that lived in a nearby home. A SWAT team was called out and a perimeter was established. The home was searched, but the suspect was not found. Investigators also found the vehicle that was used to drive Dick away from the incident. Upon the finding, they arrested a family member for suspicion of aiding him in his escape.
Dick is now being held without bail, as he was on parole for a previous conviction for assault with a deadly weapon in 2017.
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