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(August 15 , 2017, 6:10 p.m.) -- Initial information is sketchy about a shooting in broad daylight today in the 2600 block of E. 56th St. (west of Paramount Blvd., south of South St., 8th Council district.)
LBPD Public Information Officer Sgt. James Richardson says officers located a victim (gender, age not immediately available) who was shot; LBFD transported the victim ot a hospital in currently unknown condition.
LBPD's investigation is ongoing.
2014 to date: Red Xs=homicides; Blue Xs= shootings, person wounded; Brown Xs=shots fired at victim(s), not hit; Purple Xs=shots at occupied residence/vehicle; Green Xs= shots at unoccupied vehicle/residence; Grey Xs=shots fired (no hit, no target identified); Orange X's=non-fatal stabbings. Map is unofficial. A separate map (not shown here) indicates add'l shootings in NLB.
Other recent shootings:
Aug 12: Man shot to death, 7th/Orange Ave. (border 1st/2nd Council districts, coverage here)
Aug. 7: 2300 block E. 14th St., man is shot (coverage here.)
Aug. 1: 1300 block Taper St. (SW of Wardlow Rd/710 freeway), man and woman shot/wounded (coverage here.)
July 22, 1700 block Daisy Ave. (1st dist.), vehicles hit by gunfire (coverage here.)
July 22, 400 block Maine (1st dist.) man is shot/killed in 2 a.m. hour. (coverage here)
July 16, Harbor Ave./PCH (1st dist.), person(s) fires shots in area of family/friends outdoor gathering, no person(s) hit (coverage here)
July 16, 15th/Rose (6th dist.), male juvenile shot
July 15, MLK/PCH (6th dist.), group of four male and female Blacks and Samoan juveniles approached by two Hispanic men or older juveniles who exit vehicle; one produces a handgun and fires at the group; one victim hit