Drive-By Shooting on Verdugo Avenue Gang Related

By On December 31, 2015

An 18 year-old man was transported to St. Joseph’s Emergency Room Thursday with a gunshot wound to the upper left shoulder. While treating the victim, hospital officials notified the Burbank Police Department who responded officers to the ER.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Police interviewed the victim and found that he had been shot in the 200 block of West Verdugo around 2:30 Thursday afternoon. Police responded to the scene to investigate.

Their preliminary investigation revealed that a black sedan, occupied by two Hispanic males, drove by and yelled gang related obscenities and shot at the victim and his friend.

The victim’s injuries do not appear life-threatening.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Detective Brimway at (818) 238-3278 or (818) 238-3000. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.