WESTWOOD—On Sunday, August 2, a 26-year-old man was shot during an altercation with four others in a parking lot in the 1000 block of Broxton Avenue.
Around 2 a.m., the victim left local sports bar Barney’s Beanery with two of his friends. In the parking lot next to the bar, four other men confronted them where an altercation ensued. In the course of the fight, one of the four men reportedly pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the chest. The four suspects fled the scene in an old light-colored four-door Nissan. Police are still investigation what led to the altercation.
The victim was rushed to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and has been listed in stable condition. Authorities closed down the streets surrounding the incident as they investigated what transpired. The area remained closed until around 4 a.m.
Police are still actively searching for suspects. The suspects were reported to be men with light skin. No other identifying details have been disclosed. Police are urging those with any information about the suspects or the incident to contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Los Angeles Division at (310) 444-0702.
Canyon News reached out to LAPD Media Relations, but they were unable to provide any additional details about the case.