Motorcyclist Shot While Riding in Whittier; Gunman Sought

Authorities are searching for a gunman who fired multiple times at a motorcyclist who was riding through Whittier early Monday morning.

The shooting occurred just before 2 a.m. as the motorcyclist was on Victoria Avenue near Telegraph Road.

Investigators believe someone in a white vehicle pulled up alongside the motorcyclist and opened fire.

“I heard like eight gunshots. At least eight gunshots,” nearby resident Lucia Urquidi said.

Video from the scene showed the victim being taken into a hospital. He was seated upright on the stretcher and appeared to be in stable condition.

No official word on the victim was provided by authorities.

The motive for the shooting was unknown and authorities have not released a description of the gunman.

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