Suspect in custody after 2 people reportedly shot in Santa Monica

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Saturday, July 8, 2023
Suspect in custody following shooting in Santa Monica
A suspect is in custody following a shooting in Santa Monica Friday night, although it's unclear if anyone was shot.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KABC) -- Two people were reportedly shot in Santa Monica Friday night, and police say a suspect is in custody.

Gunfire erupted around 9 p.m. in a parking lot near Ocean View Park, prompting a search for a gunman, police said.

Los Angeles police arrived to the scene to assist in finding the suspect.

Two victims wounded in the shooting are expected to survive. Police also said the suspect was taken into custody.

Further details, including what led up to the shooting, were not immediately released.