Teen shot in Altadena gang attack

A gang shooting laft a 19-year-old wounded in Altadena early Thursday. Few deatils are available. Police are seeking the shooter. Here’s our story:

ALTADENA – A 19-year-old man was shot in front of a liquor store in Altadena Thursday morning, authorities said.

The man was shot twice in front of Johnny’s Liquor at the corner of Fair Oaks Avenue and Harriet Street at 7:54 a.m., said Lt. Greg Sisneros with the Altadena sheriff’s station.

The victim was transported to Huntington Hospital, Sisneros said.

The suspect fled on foot with a handgun, possibly a revolver. He is described him as a black male in his mid-twenties, wearing a gray sweatshirt and blue jeans. He is 5’6″ and 180 pounds, Sisneros said.

Sheriff’s deputies are treating this as a gang-related shooting, Sisneros said.

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