ELYSIAN VALLEY — Two cyclists were wounded, one critically, after they were shot tonight as they rode with their family on or near the L.A. River Bike path, police said. One of the suspects was seen riding away from the scene with one of the victim’s bikes, said Lt. Richard Parks with the LAPD Northeast Division.
The two male victims were shot in the legs after a pair of suspects demanded their bikes, according to police. One victim was described to be in critical condition, the other in stable condition, Parks said based on preliminary information.
The shooting took place at about 9 p.m. in the southern tip of the neighborhood near Riverside Drive. Photos from TV news crews showed a crime scene near one of the decorative gates to the path that runs along the river channel.
The two suspects remain at large, Parks said.
CBS 2 reports that the two men were riding with their wives when they got into an argument with the suspects before being shot.
— Jeff Vaughn (@JeffVaughn) September 10, 2016
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