Police continued their search Saturday for two armed suspects who critically wounded a man and snatched three gold chains and a Rolex watch from him outside an apartment complex in Koreatown.
Officers sent to the 2800 block of Sunset Place at 4:15 p.m Friday to a robbery call reported that a man had been shot in front of the location, according to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Division.
The weapon used in the crime was described as a semiautomatic handgun. The victim, who had three gold chains and a watch taken from him, was rushed to a hospital and listed in critical condition.
ABC7 reported that man had been driving a Rolls-Royce Phantom and the vehicle was registered to entrepreneur Andrew Lee, who was the crown prince of the imperial family of Korea and founder of London Trust Media. Lee was heir to the Joseon dynasty, which ruled Korea for centuries until 1897.
No suspect description was available. The LAPD’s Olympic station urged anyone with information about the robbery to call them at 213-382-9102 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.