L.A. Sees Spike in Outbursts of Gun Violence

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/87775213/87775195" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Los Angeles police are still searching for the man who opened fired into a crowd of children and adults at a crowded bus stop Wednesday.

Eight people were shot, and several suffered serious wounds, leading authorities to express amazement that no one was killed.

The bold daytime shooting was the latest episode in a violent streak playing out on the streets of Los Angeles.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from