Man in His 50s Caught in Gang Crossfire in Silver Lake

The shooting was reported after 6 p.m. in Silver Lake, police said.

A man in his 50s was shot and wounded in Silver Lake Thursday and police were searching for the gunman, police said.

The shooting was reported at 6:05 p.m. in the 700 block of North Vendome Street, said LAPD Sgt. Mel Gamble.

He was taken to a hospital for treatment. The last check of his vital signs were stable.

Police were searching for several males who scattered after the shooting.

It was unknown if a vehicle was involved. At least one witness reported that one sped from the scene, police said.

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