A man was injured in a shooting at a Venice Boulevard pho restaurant in Palms last night, police said.
The attack at Super Pho & Teriyaki at 10953 Venice Boulevard was reported at 9:25 p.m., Los Angeles police Sgt. Carlton Jeter told the Weekly.
The victim ...
... apparently took rounds or shrapnel in a hand and bicep, the sergeant said. He was "expected to live," he said.
Gadi Schwartz of NBC Los Angeles said that witnesses told him the shooter peeked in a restaurant full of customers, spied his target, popped in, and opened fire with two rounds.
Jeter of the LAPD told us:
The shooter, dressed in all black, walked up, opened the front door, entered and shot twice, and then fled west on Venice.
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People reportedly scattered everywhere, even through the kitchen, Schwartz said.
The sergeant said it was possible the attack was gang-related, but he wasn't sure. He said that was one of the questions detectives at the scene would try to answer.