Police Arrest Suspect in Pacoima Shooting

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    A man was shot and wounded in Pacoima this morning and another was arrested after officers located him in a house nearby, police said.

    The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. in the 11000 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard, said Sgt. Bernard Fitchpatrick of the Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Station.

    The victim, a man about 30 years old, was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening wound to a lower extremity, Fitchpatrick said.

    The suspect, who is approximately 25 years old, was arrested after police located him in a house near the shooting scene, he said.

    Investigators do not believe the shooting was gang-related, Fitchpatrick said.

    "From what we know right now, the victim and suspect know each other," he said.

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