A person was found shot in a vehicle in West Hollywood Friday.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies responding to reports of a possible shooting were flagged down by a pedestrian about 5:25 p.m. in the area of San Vicente and Santa Monica boulevards, near West Hollywood Park, where they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound inside an SUV, Deputy Alejandra Parra of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau told City News Service.
Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics were called to the scene and took the person to a hospital in unknown condition.
Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau investigators were working with the Los Angeles Police Department to determine if the shooting victim was related to reports of a shooting in the area of La Cienega and Beverly boulevards, near the Beverly Center, the LAPD received just after 5:25 p.m., said Officer Matthew Cruz.
No further details were immediately available.
WeHo Sheriff’s Station has an Active Crime Scene Investigation with LAPD at the intersection of Santa Monica Bl & San Vicente Bl in #WeHo.
Vehicle and Pedestrian traffic is closed southbound from Santa Monica Bl to Pacific Design Center.
— LASD West Hollywood (@WHDLASD) August 20, 2022
WHWRA updates its members on shooting
This is what know about the police activity happening tonight.
Weho Sheriff Lt Fanny Lapkin tells us,……..“there was a shooting at/around La Cienega and Beverly. The victim who was driving a vehicle drove to Santa Monica Blvd and called 911. Weho Sheriff and LA County Fire responded to treat the victim”
LAPD Wilshire Division is handling the investigation.
West Hollywood West Residents Association