Today In WTF: Gamers Go Gangster; First-Person Shooter Gets Shot
In the what-has-the-world-come-to department, we bring you the warm story of a man playing a video game early Tuesday in L.A.'s Koreatown neighborhood: Someone walked up to him and opened fire, putting him in County-USC Medical Center, where he's recovering.
The attack happened shortly after 2 a.m. at Hazza Internet and PC Games near West Sixth Street and South Hobart Avenue, police said. The victim was seated and engaged in a game when he was attacked. The victim "was shot multiple times,'' said Los Angeles police Sgt. Julius Guay.
Police have not released a motive for the attack but said they were on the lookout for a single suspect. If gaming is getting this serious -- this puts the "g' in Wii -- we'd suggest staying home and playing with your own joystick (it's safer).
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Los Angeles, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.