Jake Gyllenhaal Witnesses L.A. Gang Shooting

Celebrity News Jul. 14, 2011 AT 1:34PM
Jake Gyllenhaal Witnesses L.A. Gang Shooting Credit: On Scene Video/Splash News Online

Jake Gyllenhaal's life sure is action-packed!

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After recently braving the Icelandic wilderness on Man vs. Wild, the 30-year-old actor joined actor Michael Pena for a police ride-along in Los Angeles to research their upcoming roles in the cop drama End of Watch.

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On Wednesday night, the costars, along with police escort Sgt. Tammy Bowen, witnessed the aftermath of what officers described as a gang shooting at Van Ness Park in the 5700 block of South 2nd Avenue.

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According to LAPD officials, the victim -- who has not been identified and refused to cooperate with authorities -- was shot in the lip and arm. He was later treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

No suspects have been identified yet, The Los Angeles Times reports. Gyllenhaal has been on previous ride-alongs in connection with his role research, LAPD officials added.

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