Gang member wounded in Baldwin Park shooting

BALDWIN PARK — A local gang member was expected to survive after being wounded in a gang-related shooting, authorities said.
The attack took place shortly before 10:30 p.m. Monday at Francisquito and Cosbey avenues, Baldwin Park police Sgt. Doug Parnell said in a written statement.
The victim, a 25-year-old admitted Baldwin Park gang member, was riding his bicycle when he noticed a man walking on the sidewalk, followed closely by a dark, four-door sedan, the sergeant said.
“The pedestrian began firing at the victim,” he said. “The victim was struck by gunfire, fled to a neighboring yard and hid until police arrived.”
The shooter and the vehicle fled in an unknown direction.
Police said the wounded man was hospitalized in stable condition with gunshot wounds to his abdomen and lower body.
Anyone with information is asked to call Baldwin Park police Detective Valdivia at 626-960-1955, ext. 428.
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