Store Owner Shot in The Head at Point-Blank Range, Survives: LAPD Searching For Three Robbers in Mid-City Area
The owner of a mom-and-mom shop in the Mid-City neighborhood of Victoria Park was shot in the head point-blank during a robbery and survived, police said today.
It happened in the 1300 block of Second Avenue near Pico Boulevard about 9:30 last night, according to an LAPD statement.
Three armed robbers entered the store and ...
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... demanded that an employee lead them to the owner, according to the LAPD.
The owner was then robbed of "several thousand dollars in cash" before one of the suspects put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger. According to the police statement " ... the shot was not fatal."
Though he was hospitalized in serious condition the owner was expected to survive.
Got info on this? Call Det. Bob Palacios at 213-473-05144.
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