According to emergency services, one person was shot and injured in an attempted robbery at the Hustler Casino in Gardena early Thursday.
According to KABC-TV and KTLA-TV, the person who was shot could be an employee of an armored truck company. Gardena police and Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics arrived at the scene just before 10:30 a.m. after receiving reports of gunfire.
EMTs arrived at the scene for a victim with a gunshot wound and took her to a local hospital in an unknown condition shortly after 10:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Helicopter videos from several news channels showed staff and customers being escorted out of the building and an armored vehicle into the parking lot. There was no immediate description of the shooter and police are continuing to search the area, according to emergency scanner reports.
Police officers in riot gear surrounded a building across the street from the casino on South Vermont Avenue around 12:10 p.m.
This is an evolving story.
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-08-04/one-person-shot-during-attempted-robbery-at-hustler-casino-in-gardena Person shot during attempted robbery at Hustler Casino in Gardena