Police are searching for two men involved in a shooting this afternoon in Victor Heights, located between Echo Park and Chinatown. The shooting, based on preliminary information, took place before 4 p.m. north of Sunset Boulevard on or near Centennial Street. An officer at the Central Division said police have responded to calls of shots fired but had no further details about whether anyone was injured.
Updated at 5:15 p.m.: One man was shot in the leg and is being treated at a hospital, said Sgt. Doug Bowler. The victim said he was walking down the street when he came under fire. Bowler said it’s not clear whether the shooting is gang related. The shooters remain at large.