SANTA MONICA—On Tuesday, August 3, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) announced that a shooting suspect was taken into custody.
On Saturday, July 31, at approximately 2 a.m., a shooting transpired at the 7/11 located at the intersection of Wellesley Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard. The suspect and the victim were involved in a verbal dispute inside the store, which lead to a physical altercation after the suspect exited the establishment.
The suspect retrieved a handgun from his vehicle and fired multiple times at the victim and dialed 911 to report the incident. The suspect cooperated with detectives and surrendered himself and the handgun to law enforcement.
The suspect was booked for Attempted Murder. The name of the suspect has not been disclosed to the public. Detectives say this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.