Woman Shot in Possible Case of Mistaken Identity in East Hollywood

A woman who was trying to park her car was shot in a possible case of mistaken identity in East Hollywood early Tuesday.

The incident happened as the woman was sitting inside the vehicle on New Hampshire Avenue just before 1 a.m, when a male walked up and fired  at her multiple times, Los Angeles Police Department said.

The victim, who is in her 40s, suffered a wound to her left shoulder. Two other people sitting in the car were uninjured.

After the shooting, she drove to a McDonald's parking lot at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and Melrose Avenue, and was then taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Officers are looking for at least one suspect, possibly a male juvenile, and believe the vehicle may have been targeted in error.

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