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15-year-old teen shot in Gardena

City News Service | 11/7/2012, 9:12 a.m.

LOS ANGELES, Calif.--A 15-year-old boy was shot and wounded today in a drive-by shooting in the Harbor-Gateway area of Los Angeles near Gardena, authorities said.

Paramedics were sent to Gardena Boulevard and Hoover Street at 7:35 a.m., said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The teen was hospitalized with lower body wounds described as not life-threatening, said Sgt. Gary Cantu of the Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Station.

There were no arrests, Cantu said. The vehicle was described as a white car, possibly a Toyota. Anyone with more information on the crime was urged to call police.