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Smurf Gets Shot Defending His Smurfette at Halloween Party

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A man dressed as a smurf got shot in the leg as he tried to defend his girlfriend and smurfette for the eve at a Halloween party in South Los Angeles.The suspect punched the smurfette in the face, and then shot the 25-year-old man in the leg when he tried to defend her. The victim is in stable condition at a local hospital. The shooting was reported around 2:45 a.m. Sunday morning at a home near 6th and 30th streets, according to KTLA.

It sounds like the cops at the LAPD Southwest Station were giving reporters a hard time trying to get more information about this smurf shooting. The reporter at City News Service got information about the shooting from a witness, but the police would not offer a description of the suspect or comment on whether anyone had been arrested at all in the shooting.

When the Los Angeles Times tried to get more details about the shooting, Sgt. Mayberry at the LAPD Southwest Station refused to give his first name. He would not confirm whether the shooting involved smurfs at all or just people wearing blue paint, but he did say that the shooting was gang-related.