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Woman injured in San Fernando Valley shooting

August 14, 2011 | 11:25 am

Map shows approximate location of incident in black and recent crime reports in brown and red. Click for more details on The Times' interactive Crime L.A. project.

A young woman was injured early Sunday morning in the San Fernando Valley in what police say they are regarding as a gang-related shooting.

The victim, an 18- or 19-year-old woman, was shot twice by a suspect in a vehicle on the 16900 block of Devonshire Street at about 1 a.m., said Lt. Silva Atwater at the Los Angeles Police Department's Devonshire station. She did not have a description of the supect's vehicle.

The victim was transported to Northridge Hospital Medical Center and is in stable condition, Atwater said.


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Map: The shooting's approximate location is shown in black. Other recent reported crimes are in brown and red. Credit: Los Angeles Times