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Man shot 4 times in drive-by


A man was shot and wounded four times in a drive-by

shooting early this morning in the unincorported Westmont area of Los Angeles

County, the sheriff’s department reported.

The attack took place near the intersection of 96th Street and Budlong

Avenue about 2:15 a.m., according to Sgt. Paul Schuerger, watch  commander at

the sheriff’s South Los Angeles station.

“The victim was standing on the street when he was shot four times,”

Schuerger said.

The man’s wounds were not life-threatening, Schuerger said. He was

reported in stable condition this morning.

A motive for the shooting was unknown. It was not immediately determined

if the shooting was gang-related.

Anyone with information on the attack was asked to call the sheriff’s

South Los Angeles station at (323) 820-6700. Tipsters can also call Crime

Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS. All tips can be submitted anonymously