Suspect arrested in East L.A. shooting

The L.A. County Sheriff  on Thursday arrested a 17-year-old man believed responsible for  the May 25 shooting of an East L.A. gang member, who was left with bullet wounds in the shoulder and back.  Officers apprehended the suspect, who was under surveillance, in front of his home in the 1200 block of S. Ditman Avenue, where a .38 caliber revolver, a 9mm semi automatic handgun, and gang paraphernalia were recovered, according to a sheriff’s office press release.  The suspect fired at least half a dozen bullets at the victim, who was driving on Olympic Boulevard near Ditman Avenue. The 37-year-old victim survived the shooting.

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