Shot in the Face While He Slept
Man Sleeping in His Car Near the Beach Shot in the Face. Two suspects are at large in the early-morning shooting
September 30, 2021
By Alyssa Erdley Observer Staff Writer
9/23/21 — At approximately 3:00 am on Wednesday morning, Santa Monica police received multiple calls regarding the sound of shots fired. Shortly thereafter, the victim himself called police, reporting he'd been shot in the face.
The victim had been sleeping in his car in the area of Ocean Avenue and Pacific Street. Two suspects approached his car, demanded he give them the keys to the vehicle, and then abruptly shot him. Following this assault, they fled in another vehicle at a high rate of speed.
The victim was located by police and transported to a...