Gunman Chased Three Victims Through Mid-City Streets Before Shooting Them And Fleeing
Three men were shot today in Mid-City by a gunman who police say first chased the victims through the neighborhood. Police are still looking for the attacker who fled, and say they may be looking for two gunmen. The shootings occurred in the 3100 block of Helms Avenue shortly after 9 a.m. this morning, L.A. Times reports. Police say a witness called in the shooting, saying that the attacker was chasing the victims. Police later revealed that there may be two gunmen involved.
One victim was shot in the stomach and said to be uncooperative. Another victim sustained injuries to the neck and face, CBS LA reports. All three have been transported to a hospital and are in critical condition.
Hamilton High School has been placed on lockdown as a precaution while police search the area.
Police are looking for two gunmen, and one has been described as a Hispanic man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.