One injured in Highland Park shooting

One male was injured in a late afternoon shooting today in Highland Park.  The victim was transported to a hospital in stable condition, said LAPD Officer Wendy Reyes.  The shooting took place at about 5:15 p.m. in the 200 block of Avenue 55, according to early reports. No further information was available.


  1. With summer coming I kind of wish these dudes would just go up to Debs Park and fight a final battle. Bring your bad shooting skills, crummy tagger krew dudes and whatever weaponry you can find and just hash it out for a few hours.

    There is absolutely NOTHING on this street worth fighting over. All the dope fiends are buying legal marijuana, there is no street prostitution going on. What is the beef about?

  2. It seems like the same pattern every year. Summer approaches and the gang activity goes through the roof. Echo Park, Boyle Heights and Highland Park have all seen a recent increase in violent incidents.

  3. Its called “end of the school year”

  4. Can we just spay and neuter these “people”? Everyone would be better off.

  5. I keep hearing the same message, that when school gets out the violence increases. Then why not get the local schools to get on a year around track? Keep them in school and off the streets!

  6. I love how everyone talks about school being out as the problem. I’m pretty sure hardened killer gang members aren’t worried about their attendance levels and certainly have “better” things to be doing than going to class. With the HS graduation rates as abysmal as they are in LA, I feel confident these kids aren’t just waiting for summer break to shoot people because they don’t want a truancy letter going home.

    • I’m sure they are legally carrying their firearms because criminals NEVER would break the law by concealing a weapon. Gotta love Cali…

  7. 5th drive by in 3 Months!!!
    WTF LAPD!!

    Do your job!!

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