Man wounded in Echo Park shooting [updated]

Echo Park shooting on Laguna Avenue

ECHO PARK — A shooting tonight in the 1000 block of Laguna Avenue left a 37-year-old male injured, according to LAPD spokesman Tony Im.

The victim, who was conscious and breathing, was found after several police units responded to reports of a shooting at 8:25 pm.

Update: on Saturday, March 3: The victim, who was shot in the stomach area, was not cooperative with police, according an update from detectives at the LAPD Rampart Division.  It does not appear to be a gang-related crime, police said.

There was no information available on potential suspects.

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  1. Not cooperating? That usually means gang-related. “snitches get stitches”

  2. That’s the block where the Eagles lived in the ’70s. Bad vibes all around.


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