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Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles struck by gunfire

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The Chinese Consulate in Wilshire Center was struck by an unknown number of shots in what officials said Thursday was a nearby drive-by shooting.

At least one round hit the consulate and there were no apparent reports of injuries at the consulate in the 400 block of Shatto Place, according to law enforcement sources who asked not to be identified because the investigation is unfolding.

It was not clear who the intended target might be, how many shots were fired or whether anyone in the vicinity was hit by gunfire.

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Photo: Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles. Credit: Ken Lubas

 
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