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Cops Getting to Bottom Of Why Guy Shot in the Butt Waited 2 Hours to Report It

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Cops are calling the circumstances surrounding a South L.A. man's shooting "sketchy," since the victim was shot in the buttocks, but waited over two hours to report his injuries.Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Station responded to the call of shots fired in the area of Avalon Boulevard and East Colden Avenue at around 7:30 Wednesday night, according to City News Service, but there they found "no victims or suspects," reports Lt. A. Neal of the LAPD.

But by around 10 p.m. a man notified authorities he had been shot in the butt, and identified the location as being in the same area as where the LAPD had been just a couple of hours earlier.

The victim's injuries were non-life threatening, but the LAPD still want to get to the bottom of just what went on. "We are trying to figure why he waited to report being shot,'' said Neal.