Drive-by shooting injures 3 minors eating at taco stand in South Los Angeles

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Three minors were injured in a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles Wednesday night, police said.

The shooting happened in the 9400 block of South Figueroa Street at about 8:40 p.m.

Several people, including the three minors, were eating at a taco stand when shots were fired from a vehicle in the direction of the stand, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

A boy and girl, both 13 years old, were hit by gunfire. A 10-year-old boy was hit by shrapnel. All three victims were last listed in stable condition.

Detectives said the three minors were not the intended targets. They believe a man seen running down the street was the target, and that this was a gang-related incident.

Police were looking for two vehicles that were in the area. One was described as a dark sedan, possibly a Honda or Toyota. The other was described as a smaller SUV, possibly a Jeep.

No suspect information was immediately available.

Anyone with information on this case was asked to contact the LAPD's Southeast Division.
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