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Victim shot near Eagle Rock Library

Police were looking for a gunman Monday night who opened fire on a victim in an apparent gang-related attack near the Eagle Rock Library.

The male victim was waking with a group of friends when they were confronted by the attacker, who fired several rounds, said Lt. John Cook of the Los Angeles Police Department's Northeast Division.

The victim, whose name and age were not released, was in stable condition, according to Cook.

The attack occurred about 3:30 p.m. in the 5000 block of Casper Avenue. No other details were available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Northeast station watch commander at (323) 256-4335.

-- Robert J. Lopez

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seriously. who really cares anymore?

This shooting occurred yesterday, Thursday, Feb 4th, not on Monday.
Eagle Rock cares.

He was shot a little more than two blocks from a parochial K-8 school, a blue ribbon Elementary School and a public library frequented by children from both of those schools. At 3:30PM. The victim stumbled into the library - which was full of children at the time - and the staff called 911. We should all care.

We should know the victims name and age - so we can keep him and his buddies far away from the rest of us.

I care. Eagle Rock is not gangland. It's a community.


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