Man Shot, Robbed of Bike at Gold Line Station in East LA

According to the victim, he was shot when a man and woman approached him and tried to steal his beach cruiser

A man was shot and robbed of his bike at a Metro station in East LA just after midnight Friday morning.

The man, believed to be in his 30s, was at the Indiana Gold Line Station near Indiana Street and 2nd Street when a man and woman approached him and attempted to steal his beach cruiser, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The victim was shot and the man and woman fled the scene with the victim’s bicycle.

The victim was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

All Metro Gold Line trains were shut down for investigation, but have since reopened.

Surveillance footage from the station is being reviewed.

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