Gang-Related Shooting in Echo Park Area Wednesday Night Leaves Youth Critically Injured

Anthea Raymond and Redmond Carolipio (Echo Park Patch) | June 2, 2011

LAPD Rampart gang detectives are investigating the shooting of a 17-year-old male late Wednesday night.

According to Lt. Wes Buhrmester of Rampart, the young man was standing outside an apartment building at 225 South Union Place.  He was approached by two men in their early twenties who were on foot.

According to Buhrmester, the pair asked the young man if he was a member of a certain gang, then without warning fired multiple shots, which hit the victim in the back and lower legs. They then fled on foot. Police were called.

The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Read update at: http://echopark.patch.com/articles/possible-gang-related-shooting-in-echo-park-area-wednesday-night-critically-injures-youth

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