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Shooting Victim Found Near USC Campus

Syuzanna Petrosyan |
February 12, 2014 | 12:29 p.m. PST

Executive Producer

The car in question at Gate 6, USC (Jenna Pittaway, Neon Tommy)
The car in question at Gate 6, USC (Jenna Pittaway, Neon Tommy)
A person was shot Wednesday in the South Los Angeles area, then dropped off near USC campus, reported City News Service.

Paramedics were sent to 36th Street and Vermont Avenue near USC at about 10:40 a.m. after someone called 911 and said a wounded person was lying on the ground, according to Los Angeles police officer Wendy Reyes.

The person was taken to a hospital in an unknown condition.

The shooting did not involve USC students.

School officials issued an alert: "A non-USC medical emergency occurred away from the USC campus." Students were warned to "stay clear of the area of 36th Pl. and Vermont Ave."

The victim's car was behind yellow police tape inside Campus Gate 6.

Police on the scene would not release any further information.

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