Police Seek Information on Suspects in Playa Vista Shooting

PLAYA VISTA (CNS) - Police today released video of a shooting in Playa Vista and were seeking information on two suspects.

The shooting occurred on Sept. 21 about 10:25 a.m., when the victim parked his car on Shared Drive east of South Center Campus Drive, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A man and a woman parked their car a few feet away, and the man got out and approached the still-seated victim.

An “apparent confrontation ensued'' between the two men before the woman exited the car with a bag and handed it to the male suspect, police said. The man retrieved a semi-automatic handgun from the bag and fire multiple rounds at the victim.

The victim put his car into reverse and, while attempting to flee, crashed into a wall before speeding away from the area. The suspects reentered their car and chased after the victim, who circled back to the area of the shooting and was stopped by patrol officers.

He was not injured in the shooting or the crash, police said.

The suspects fled the area before police could search for them.

The shooter was described as a 25- to 30-year-old Black man, about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and between 180 and 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white or gray T-shirt, black track pants and black shoes.

The accomplice was described as a 20-year-old Black woman, about 5 feet, 8 inches tall with a thin build. She was last seen wearing a red shirt, light-colored pants and black fuzzy footwear.

The suspect vehicle was described as a 2015 to 2021 black four-door sedan.

Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call LAPD Pacific Area Officer Jurado at 310-482-6369. Calls made during non-business hours or on weekends can be directed to 877-527-3247. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.

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