2 possibly kidnapped in East LA; investigation underway

Surveillance video shows a suspect holding a gun against a man's back in a possible kidnapping in East Los Angeles on Saturday, March 19, 2016. (KABC)

Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives were investigating a possible kidnapping in East Los Angeles on Saturday.

The call came in around 9:30 a.m. about the incident near the 300 block of N. Rowan Avenue, a press release from the LASD stated.

Sheriff's Major Crimes detectives responded to the scene. One of two male victims was last seen being forced into a suspect's vehicle and driven away.

In surveillance video captured at the scene, a suspect is shown holding a gun and hitting another man before they move off screen.

Two suspects were believed to be involved in the crime. No further information was immediately available at this time.

Anyone with information was encouraged to contact the LASD Major Crimes Bureau at (562) 946-7010. To provide information anonymously, you may call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-tips.
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