Female shot in Highland Park

Dec 28, 2016

HIGHLAND PARK — Police have sealed off a section of Highland Park this morning after a female was shot near Avenue 56 and Monte Vista Street.

The condition of the victim, who was taken to a hospital, is unknown, according to an LAPD spokesman.  Police have established a perimeter as they search for a suspect or suspects, he said. The shooting was reported shortly before 11 am.

No further information was available.  One reader said the shooting was a drive-by but that could not be confirmed.

Active Crime scene- Female shot at Monte Vista St & 56 – LAPD looking for two male suspects. Stay clear of the area. #HighlandPark #HLP90042

— Highland Park HLP (@HighlandParkHLP) December 28, 2016

Thanks to the Highland Park reader who notified us of this shooting.

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