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South Gate Rite Aid shooting: 1 hurt, suspect sought

Authorities investigate a shooting at Rite Aid in South Gate on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.

February 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
One person was injured after being shot inside a Rite Aid in South Gate on Sunday. Police are searching for the gunman.

According to South Gate police, the shooting happened around 8:51 p.m. in the 9700 block of Otis Street. Police said the victim appeared to be targeted, and the shooting is possibly gang-related. No employees or innocent customers were hit, police said.

Los Angeles County Fire said the victim was taken to a nearby hospital. The injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, police said.

The suspect or suspects fled the scene. Police plan to review surveillance video to help with the case.