Woman Wounded in Baldwin Hills Attack, Shooter Still At Large

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Police today continued their search for whoever wounded a young woman sitting in a car during a drive-by shooting.

The 18-year-old victim was hospitalized for treatment of a gunshot wound suffered when a suspect in a vehicle fired at her in the Baldwin Hills area of Los Angeles.

The shooting was reported just before 2 a.m. Monday around Buckingham Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, according to Officer A. Delatorre of the Los Angeles Police Department's Operations Center.

The suspect fired several shots at the woman, Delatorre said. The suspect then fled the scene.

The woman was taken to a hospital, where her vital signs were stable, he said.

A news videographer at the scene said a bullet grazed the woman's face.

A suspect description was not available.

Anyone with information on this shooting was asked to call the LAPD's Southwest station at 213-485-2582. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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