Man Shot During Fight at Polling Place [UPDATED]
A man working at a polling place set up at an elementary school in Watts was shot several times this morning by a man he got into a fight with there.
The 35-year-old man became involved in an argument with an unidentified male suspect at the polling place at 92nd Street Elementary School, says the Los Angeles Police Department, according to CBS2.
The two moved the fight to outside the polling place, where the man allegedly shot at the victim three times.
The man did not sustain any life-threatening injuries.
The school was placed on lockdown, and the suspect remains at large.
UPDATE 11:42AM: The suspect is reportedly the victim's girlfriend, and the fight stemmed from a domestic dispute between the couple, according to City News Service. A description of the suspect has not been made available, however her identity is known to authorities.
UPDATE 3:55 PM: The victim's girlfriend has been questioned by police, and police say the shooter was actually a male, who remains at large. Additionally, any voters whose polling place is the school site where the shooting took place may go to any of these three alternate locations:
- Bradley-Milken Youth Center gymnasium, 1773 E. Century Blvd.
- 96th Street Elementary School auditorium, 1471 E. 96th St.
- Griffith Joyner Elementary School auditorium, 1963 E. 103rd St.