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Shooting At Lorenzo Complex, 1 Injured

DPS reports a shooting at Lorenzo and LAPD is on the scene. 

One person was taken away in an ambulance Friday night after being shot at Lorenzo on Adams in Los Angeles, said Deputy Chief Carlisle.

According to Carlisle, no USC students were involved in the incident. 

DPS said the suspect ran out of an apartment within the complex, and LAPD is still searching for the shooter. 

DPS said the suspect is a black, male in his early 20s, approximately six feet tall weighing 160-180 lbs. They reported the gunman is wearing a camoflauge hat and pants. 

USC students received a Trojan Alert via email and text at 11:38 p.m. instructing students to stay away from the area and to seek shelter.

DPS said it was safe to go return to Lorenzo at 1:45 a.m.

The following email was issued to Lorenzo residents at 1:39 a.m. by general manager Laura Missley:

Lorenzo truly believes that knowledge is power and feel that it is important to inform our residents when an emergency situation has occurred. As many of you now know, there was an incident this evening involving some residents and their guests. As of 1:00am, LAPD has confirmed that they have very good reason to believe that the suspect has left the property. As a precautionary measure, police vehicles and additional security will continue to monitor through out the night and are there to assist you with questions. As information is released we will do the best we can to keep you informed, however please understand that this is an ongoing investigation and it is in our best interest to allow LAPD to do their job. Everyone may return to their rooms and the shuttles will begin running again effective immediately for transport to and from campus. We understand that many of you are scared and assure you that everything is being done on our end to assist the authorities. We appreciate everyone's cooperation in this matter. Have a good night.


Worse, the shooting occurred during a party that a management employee was having in his low income apartment. lorenzo has usc student housing and section 8 housing. not a good mix apparently.

It would be important to mention that this was non-USC related incident. No one involved with the party were USC students.

Is there a description of the suspect?

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