Man Shot in Leg at Party Near USC

Police heard the shots while investigating reports of an argument there

By Andrew Lopez
|  Sunday, Dec 1, 2013  |  Updated 10:49 AM PDT
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Man Shot in Leg at Party Near USC

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A man was shot in the leg near the University of Southern California during a house party at the same time early Sunday that authorities were responding to reports of an argument there, officials said.

Officers responded to a call made about an argument around 2 a.m. near 37th Place and Raymond Avenue in the USC student housing area, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

As police arrived on scene, gun shots were heard inside the house, officials said. Officers found a man shot in his left leg.

The man was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries, police said.

A perimeter was set up around the house and people were questioned at the scene, but no information on the suspect has been released.

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