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Man said to be in stable condition after being shot in head

November 15, 2009 |  3:02 pm
Location of shooting. Click on the map to visit Mapping L.A. and learn more about the demographics of Vermont Vista. An argument between two men in South Los Angeles today ended with one shooting the other in the head at about 11:15 a.m., Los Angeles Police Department Officer Gregory Baek said.

The 34-year-old victim was expected to survive, he said.

The 10100 block of South Vermont Avenue, where the incident occurred, was closed to traffic for more than two hours as authorities searched for the suspect.

The victim, whose name was not given, was transported to a hospital in stable condition. The shooting is not believed to be gang-related, Baek said.

-- Corina Knoll