Surveillance video released Saturday showed at least four men running through a Long Beach gas station amid a shooting that wounded two innocent bystanders, including a 10-year-old boy who was critically injured as he sat in a vehicle with his parents.
The shooting occurred about 8 p.m. Friday at the corner of Long Beach and Del Amo boulevards, said Nancy Pratt of the Long Beach Police Department.
In the video (embedded above), a red SUV is seen pulling up to the pump. At least four men can be seen running through the area.
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Someone then fired a gun, striking the child in the SUV.
The parents of the boy took him to a Long Beach police substation about a quarter-mile away and officers rushed him to a hospital, where he was in critical but stable condition, Pratt said.
The gunfire broke out among a group of men who were arguing near the shooting scene, Pratt said.
A man, who police believe may also have been a bystander, was also shot and took himself to a hospital, Pratt said. He had non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.
The gunman in the shooting remained at large, Pratt said.
Anyone with information was asked to call Long Beach police detectives at 562-570-7250.