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Teen Injured In Rowland Heights Drive By Shooting

Motivation for the shooting is unknown at this time.

A 16-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday night after being shot by someone in a passing vehicle.

The boy was shot in the foot and was taken to an area hospital. His friend, a teen girl, was not hit in the incident, authorities said.

The shooting happened around 10:43 p.m. on Los Palacios Drive and Fullerton Road. The two teens were walking when an older model SUV with tinted windows drove up. The shooter said nothing before firing on the teen, according to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

There was no indication the shooting was gang-related.

Officials could not say how many occupants the SUV had, but initial scanner reports indicated there may have been as many as three. The SUV was last seen northbound on Fullerton Road.

Robert Corona November 03, 2012 at 06:41 PM
Well,, looks like gang activity moving this way... Just a matter of time.
Vito Spago November 05, 2012 at 06:54 AM
I used to live there 30 years ago. RH has always been a dump. They should have incorporated and become a city. Then they could get some local control/police and chase out this negative element. LA County doesn't care at all about RH.

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