Man wounded in El Monte shooting

EL MONTE — Police are looking for the two men in a compact car who shot an El Monte resident Friday night.
The shooting broke out in the 3700 block of Gilman Road at 9:59 p.m.
El Monte police Sgt. Michael Buckhannon said an El Monte man was standing outside when a vehicle carrying two men pulled up alongside him. There was a conversation between the suspects and the resident before they opened fire, according to the sergeant.
Buckhannon said the victim was shot once in the stomach.
The man was taken to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center where he underwent surgery.
The suspects were only described as two Latinos. Further details were not available.

– Ruby Gonzales

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