A homeless man firing a gun into the air wounded another homeless man in the Pico-Union area of Los Angeles, authorities said.

The shooting occurred just before 10 p.m. Thursday at Vermont Avenue and Venice Boulevard, according to Officer D. Orris of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.

Paramedics took the victim to a hospital, where his vital signs were stable, Orris said.

The suspect was taken into custody, he said.


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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