Shots fired at Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles

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Posted: Dec 15, 2011 9:48 PM
Shots fired at Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Gunshots were fired on Thursday at the building housing the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles, and a suspect was being sought, police said.

The afternoon shooting left no one injured, said Los Angeles police spokeswoman Norma Eisenman.

"It was a shooting at the building," she said.

Police said they are looking for a suspect described as an Asian man about 65 years old with white hair.

A representative from the consulate could not immediately be reached for comment.

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis: Editing by Steve Gorman and Peter Bohan)