A 15-year-old boy was shot Saturday as he rode a pocket bike in the Manchester Square area of South Los Angeles, authorities said.
The shooting happened about 8 p.m. at Gramercy Place and Manchester Avenue, according to a dispatcher in the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.
The victim was wounded in a leg, the dispatcher said. Paramedics took him to a hospital for treatment.
The suspect fled the scene, he said. A description was not available.
Pocket bikes are miniature motorcycles.
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