6 injured in shooting at Boyle Heights bar

LOS ANGELES, CA — At least six people have been sent to hospitals after a shooting Sunday at a bar in Boyle Heights, authorities said.

A suspect is in custody and all victims are expected to survive their injuries, according to Officer Rosario Cervantes of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section.

Officers were dispatched to the bar in the 2400 block of Whittier Boulevard around 1 a.m. in response to a radio call of a shooting, Cervantes said. She said four men and two women were shot and three of the victims went to hospital.

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Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department said paramedics took four people to hospital.

Public directories list the business at 2471 Whittier Blvd. like the Holiday Bar. No other details were immediately available.

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