17-Year-Old Boy Wounded in South L.A. Drive-By Attack

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 17-year-old boy was shot this afternoon in a drive-by attack in south Los Angeles, police reported.

The shooting occurred about 2 p.m. in the area of West 68th Street and Bonsallo Avenue, where the occupants of a black Audi traveling westboundfrom Hoover Street opened fire on the boy before fleeing the scene, according to Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations division.

He said officers arrived at the scene and came upon the injured teen, whose name was not released. He was conscious and breathing at the scene, according to Im.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics took the youth to a hospital for treatment of injuries of unknown severity.

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