Teen girl sought for shooting of two people in San Pedro

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Thursday, August 25, 2022
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A girl believed to be around 13 or 14 years old is wanted in connection with the shooting of two people in San Pedro, police say.

SAN PEDRO, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A boy and woman were hospitalized after being shot late Tuesday night in San Pedro, authorities said. The suspect, described as a young teenage girl, remained at large.

The shooting was reported shortly before midnight near the intersection of Mesa and First streets, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The two victims were transported to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, where the critically injured woman underwent surgery, an LAPD spokesperson said. The boy, whose injuries were not life-threatening, was listed in stable condition.

The female victim is 19 years old, authorities said. The boy was described only as a juvenile.

Police described the suspect being sought in connection with the shooting as a 13- or 14-year-old girl. No other details were available.

Investigators say there was an argument between the suspect and the female victim. The shooter pulled out a small handgun and fired multiple shots, hitting both victims.

The suspect fled the scene on foot.

The circumstances that led to the shooting were under investigation.