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(Dec. 3, 2017, 3:45 p.m.) -- LBREPORT.com has learned that a man became the victim of an attempted armed robbery in which he was shot along Atlantic Ave. between Del Amo Blvd. and Market St. in the midnight hour today (Sunday) (8th Council district).
LBPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Brad Johnson tells LBREPORT.com that on December 3, 2017 at roughly 12:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 5100 block of Atlantic Avenue regarding a possible shooting.
The victim was approached by several suspect(s) who attempted to rob him. During the robbery a male suspect (age not indicated) shot the victim who suffered what's described as a "non-life threatening gunshot." LBFD transported him to a hospital for treatment.
The suspect(s) fled the area in an unknown vehicle. LBPD is investigating the incident as possibly gang related.
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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 Central LB.
Other recent shootings:
Nov. 24: Man (adult) found shot at roughly daybreak, 600 block E. Shoreline Dr. (near downtown Marina), 2nd dist. coverage here
Nov. 18: Nov. 18: Shell casings found area 68th/Paramount, business window shot out 6600 block Cherry Ave. (9th dist.) coverage here
Oct. 24: 8th St./Olive Ave.: Suspect (accompanied by another person) fires shots at two victims; shots miss (1st dist.) LBREPORT.com coverage here.
Oct. 24: Man in vehicle is wounded, suspect is a woman, area Anaheim St./Mira Mar (4th Council district) LBREPORT.com coverage here.
Oct. 19: "Ride-by" shooting from a bicycle, man in car isn't hit, vehicle is damaged, 1900 block Caspian Ave. (1st dist.), LBREPORT.com coverage here.
Oct. 18, approx. 5:00 a.m., 500 block W. 9th St. (near Magnolia Ave.), man hit by gunfire (1st dist., LBREPORT.com coverage here.)
Oct 11, 9:25 p.m.: Two men (adults) shot/killed, two others wounded, area Anaheim St./Walnut Ave. (6th Council district, LBREPORT.com coverage here.)
Oct 7: Midnight hour double shooting leaves one man dead, another wounded, 1200 block E. 56th St. (8th Council district) (LBREPORT.com coverage here.)
Sept. 16: Man robbed at gunpoint, 3600 block E. Anaheim St., by two suspects, one fires at him but misses (4th Council district, LBREPORT.com coverage here.)
Aug. 23: Boy (male juvenile) shot at midafternoon, 200 block of W. 14th St. (alongside 14th St. Park, 1st Council district), coverage here.
Aug. 17: Man is shot and killed, area 900 block Dayman St., drives to 1900 block Myrtle, crashes car, is found deceased (6th district, here.)
Aug. 15: Person (gender, age uncertain) is shot/wounded, 2600 block of E. 56th St. (8th district, coverage here.)
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