A man was shot in the head and two others hit when they confronted suspected gang members in Los Angeles early Wednesday, police said.
The shooting happened at around 2:45 a.m in the area of Park View Street and Coronado Street, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said.
A white Chevrolet carrying four men stopped, and two of the occupants went to a nearby home. The shooters then approached the vehicle and may have started flashing gang signs.
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When the men confronted the suspected gang members, one of the men opened fire. One victim suffered a grazing wound to the forehead, another was shot in the arm, and a third person was shot in the leg.
They ran to a nearby gas station for aid, and were taken to the hospital for treatment. Two of the victims were in surgery for non life-threatening injuries, police said.
The shooters fled the scene after the shooting. No arrests have been made so far.