HIGHLAND PARK — Police are investigating a shooting that left two persons wounded near Avenue 59 and Terrace Drive this afternoon. LAPD spokeswoman Rosario Herrera had no further details but said that police had requested a rescue ambulance following a shooting that was reported at about 4:30 p.m.
Update @ 6:54 p.m.: The victims were described as a female Latina and male Latino in their 20s who were standing outside when they came under fire from a suspect who drove up in a silver vehicle, according to police. Both victims are in stable condition. The shooter remains at large in what is believed to be a gang-related shooting.
Today’s shooting comes after a dozen previous shootings in the Highland Park area had left 9 people injured in recent weeks.