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Example of a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter. MyNewsLA.com photo by John Schreiber.

A man and a little girl were recovering Wednesday from being shot in a hail of gunfire in South Los Angeles.

The shooting occurred at about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday in the area of East 102nd and San Pedro streets, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez.

The man, described as being in his 20’s, was shot multiple times and the little girl – between eight and 10 years old – received a gunshot wound to her arm.

Both victims were taken to a hospital. The man was listed in critical condition, while the girl was listed in stable condition.

The suspected shooter fled the scene before police arrived.

It was not immediately clear what led up to the shooting, and no further details – including any possible motive – were released.

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