L.A. NOW

Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Gunman is arrested in Sherman Oaks

Police arrested a gunman in Sherman Oaks early Sunday morning in a possibly drug-related shooting, but were unable to locate a victim.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired on the 13500 block of Rye Street about 2:15 a.m. and arrested a suspect, whose name was not released, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

Sgt. Don Muniz at the LAPD's Van Nuys station said no victim has come forward and it's not clear whether someone was struck by the gunfire.

Police believe the shooting may have been related to a marijuana-growing operation that was found at the scene. They recovered a gun at the scene. Muniz said investigators are now trying to track down the victim.

RELATED:

Lawmaker: Lowe's 'bigoted' for pulling 'All-American Muslim' ads

Hollywood gunman's ex-girlfriend: Breakup may have led to shooting

Shooting in South L.A. leaves a woman dead, a man wounded

-- Abby Sewell

 
Comments () | Archives (0)

Connect

Recommended on Facebook


Advertisement

In Case You Missed It...

Video

About L.A. Now
L.A. Now is the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news section for Southern California. It is produced by more than 80 reporters and editors in The Times’ Metro section, reporting from the paper’s downtown Los Angeles headquarters as well as bureaus in Costa Mesa, Long Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Ventura and West Los Angeles.
Have a story tip for L.A. Now?
Please send to newstips@latimes.com
Can I call someone with news?
Yes. The city desk number is (213) 237-7847.

Categories




Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: