Man fires several gunshots into crowd outside Zen Lounge in Hermosa Beach
Daily News Wire Services | April 09, 2012
A man yelled a Crips gang name before firing several shots into a crowd outside the Zen Lounge in Hermosa Beach early Sunday morning, police said today.
A bullet fragment struck one victim in the head, Hermosa Beach police Sgt. Mick Gaglia said.
The shots rang out at 2 a.m. Sunday when several men got into a fight outside the nightclub at 705 Pier Ave.
One man pulled a 9mm gun and fired six times toward the men.
A witness reported hearing one of the subjects yell “Long Beach Insane,” a Crips gang name, before the shots, Gaglia said.
Police could not find any victims at the time of the shooting, but a man later sought treatment at a Long Beach hospital.
The victim told police he did nto know the identity of the shooter or gang members involved.
Police asked anyone with information about the shooting to call Detective Mike Frilot 310-318-0332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.