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UPDATE: THREE SHOT AT LAKEWOOD SHOPPING CENTER; SUSPECT ESCAPES CAPTURE

By Brian Hews

It now is being confirmed by members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department that three people were shot and injured at the Lakewood Mall on Tuesday night.  It was believed that only two people had been shot and injured in early information provided by law enforcement officials late Tuesday night.

Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper received the following update at 12:45 a.m. Wednesday regarding the latest confirmed details about the situation.

“On May 13, 2014 at approximately 8:50 PM, one male black suspect drove his mid-2000s, blue, Volkswagen Convertible Beetle up to a group of male blacks in the Lakewood Mall Parking Lot and began having a verbal argument with them while sitting in his vehicle. The suspect then pulled out a 9mm caliber handgun and shot 5 to 6 rounds at the group of male blacks,” a statement from the Lakewood Sheriff’s Station confirmed.

“During the shooting, two sisters who were walking to their parked vehicle, were struck by gunfire in the lower left leg. Both sisters were transported via ambulance to a local hospital to be medically treated for their non-life threatening injuries. One male victim was later located at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to his left arm. The male victim stated that the suspect fled in his vehicle southbound in the parking lot towards Del Amo Boulevard and out of view.”

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This is BREAKING NEWS

Two people have shot in a parking lot at the Lakewood Center Mall on Tuesday night.

According to Sgt. Bearse with the Lakewood Sheriff’ Department, two male adults were shot and taken to a local hospital where they were undergoing treatment.

One suspect who is described only as a  male adult fled the scene.

Bearse told Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper that law enforcement received a call about the shooting at around 8:45 p.m.  The Sheriff’s Department is located literally across the street from the popular Lakewood shopping location.

The two adults were wounded in the parking lot in front of the Bed Bath and Beyond store.

–Randy Economy

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