One male was injured early this morning during a Silver Lake shooting that might be gang related, police said. The shooting took place near Silver Lake Boulevard and Effie Street at about 2 a.m., said Sgt.Ruben Arellano with the Northeast Division. The victim’s wounds were not life-threatening, Arellano said. He had no further information about the crime. The incident may have been related to a party, according to a City News Service story.
* Updated on Monday, May 16: Lt. Steve Flores with the Northeast Division provided more details:
Apparently, the victim and two of his friends attempted to crash a party at a residence in the area of Silver Lake & Effie, and were asked to leave. Sometime after they left, the 21-year-old victim was shot by an unknown person. He suffered two gunshot wounds — one to the shoulder and one to the back. Both wounds are non-life threatening. The two friends he was with are documented gang members but the victim was not. Northeast detectives will be talking with the victim this morning.