Man shot and wounded near Monrovia

A man was shot and wounded Friday in an apparently gang-related shooting in an unincorporated county area between Monrovia and Duarte, authorities said.
The shooting was reported about 7:45 p.m. in the 2000 block of Broderick Avenue, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Mark Glatt said.
The victim was initially described only as a black man, Sgt. Lynette O’Brien said. He was shot in the torso and expected to survive.
The attackers were two Latino men and a Latino woman in a gray compact car, she added.
A motive in the shooting remained under investigation, officials said, however sheriff’s gang detectives were handling the investigation.
The incident was the third shooting reported in the area in two days.
A black man was shot and wounded shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday at Magnolia Avenue and Genoa Street in Monrovia, Monrovia police officials said.
The shooter in the apparently gang-related attack was only described as a Latino man, who fired at the victim from inside a passing dark-colored, 4-door sedan, police said.
Around the same time, someone fired shots at two houses in the 700 block of East Pamela Street, in an unincorporated county area between Monrovia and Duarte, sheriff’s officials said.
Three people were inside the homes, but no one was injured, officials added. The shooter fled in a tan compact car.
In recent years, the Monrovia-Duarte area has been the battlefield in a war between a black and Latino gangs that call the area home.
Violence between the feuding Du Roc Crips street gang and the Monrovia Nuevo Varrio street gang is blamed four four deaths in late 2007 and early 2008.

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