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Triple-shooting reported in Northridge

October 24, 2008 4:52:06 PM PDT
Police shut down east- and westbound lanes of Roscoe Boulevard to investigate three shootings near the intersection of Roscoe and Tampa Avenue in Northridge.Three people were reported shot in what may be a gang-related shooting. Some or all of the victims were at a bus stop when they were shot. There was also a late-model white Lincoln sedan with bullet holes next to the bus stop.

Three victims were treated at the scene by firefighters, then were transported to Northridge Hospital.

One person is reported as in extreme critical condition. The other two victims are reported as stable.

One victim at the scene could be seen apparently conscious and alert, talking on a mobile phone.

Police are searching the area for suspects. The suspects are described as one or more Hispanic males, fleeing in a red or maroon Chevrolet Suburban.

Traffic was backed up and being diverted from Roscoe Blvd.


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