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Nobody Talking in Friday Night Shooting Near Loma Alta Park

Detectives have been unable to find out any information about who might have shot a man in his early 20s at a party near Loma Alta Park on Friday night.

Detectives have been unable to get any answers about who might have shot a young man at a house party near Loma Alta Park, according to Lt. Duane Allen of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The shooting happened outside a party in the 500 block of W. Palm Street, according to Allen.  Deputies responded to a call of shots fired and arrived a the party and found a man in his early 20s had been shot in the back with a non-life-threatening wound.

The victim was transported to the hospital but would not tell detectives who shot him.  Detectives were told that someone was firing shots in the air outside the party and the victim was hit by one of the shots.  

Allen said that the shooting does not appear to be gang-related and so far, detective have not found any link between that shooting and .  They have also not established any link between this shooting and the , though the two locations are only blocks apart.

Laura Monteros April 03, 2012 at 05:40 PM
So that's three shootings in less than 48 hours around Loma Alta Park. This is only a couple block from my home, and I walk there frequently. Even though they were all unrelated, they reflect a rather unsavory (and unsettling) milieu.
ac April 04, 2012 at 03:09 AM
We need to have continuous police presence. The moment they see no one watching, things like this happen.
True Freedom April 04, 2012 at 05:27 PM
and continuous community presence. Police can't be everywhere at once... so the good citizens of the neighborhood should be out and about so the hooligans know folks are watching.
yeahian April 06, 2012 at 02:22 AM
Plus there was a muyrder near there earlier this year? right? Guess that was a bad place to build such a nice park.
Gary Edwards April 15, 2012 at 02:14 AM
more shootings http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_20396904/two-altadena-homes-targeted-by-gunfire-two-days?source=rss_viewed new cap't go crack some heads

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