Suspect arrested after woman shot while riding bus in South Los Angeles

- A 60-year-old woman riding a bus in South Los Angeles was grazed by a bullet fired by an armed man who was arrested Saturday afternoon, police said.

At about noon, officers heard shots fired in the 5500 block of South Vermont Avenue and saw an armed man fleeing the scene, Los Angeles Police Sgt. Thomas Bojorquez said. 

It's unclear at what the man was shooting, but one of the shots he fired penetrated a DASH bus and grazed the woman's head, Bojorquez said.

The victim was hospitalized in stable condition.

The unidentified suspect got into a car after the shooting, got back out and fled on foot, Bojorquez said.

He was arrested around 4 p.m., according to Sgt. S. Balkman

The suspect was on the roof of a home and was offered a ladder by police to come down and surrender, he said.

The shooting incident might have been gang-related, Bojorquez said.

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