Boyle Heights argument ends with shooting

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BOYLE HEIGHTS — An argument in Boyle Heights led to the shooting of one man Wednesday night.

The victim, a Latino male in his 20s, was approached by the suspect at about 6 p.m. in the 1100 block of Mirasol Street. There was an argument, and the suspect shot the victim as he was trying to get away, said Officer Liliana Preciado with LAPD’s media relations department.

The victim was transported to a hospital and is in stable condition.

The officer said the incident was not gang related. The suspect, a Latino male in his 40s, is still at large.

Lucy Guanuna is a freelance reporter who has covered a variety of issues, including business, education and social justice movements in her native Los Angeles. Her work has been published in the Daily Sundial, L.A. Activist, and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.

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  1. Led, not lead!

  2. It started on 7th st , the guy got chased down the block

  3. What a terrible situation in a terrible neighborhood. I’m sure glad I don’t have to live in such uncivilized conditions!

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