PALMDALE – A 14-year-old boy was wounded Monday evening in a shooting in Palmdale, and the shooter was in custody, authorities said.
Sheriff’s deputies summoned the Los Angeles County Fire Department about 8:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, to the 38200 block of 11th Street East in Palmdale, a fire department dispatcher said.
The victim was walking in a group of five when a gunman approached and fired at them, striking the victim three times, authorities said. The shooter and the victim are known to each other, authorities added.
The teen was airlifted to the hospital and is expected to survive, according to the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.
The alleged shooter’s name was immediately released.