Woman shot on Santa Monica Pier

- A woman was shot in the thigh Thursday morning on the Santa Monica Pier, police said.

The shooting was reported about 6 a.m. near the west end of the pier, said Santa Monica police Sgt. Rudy Flores.

The woman, in her 20s, was taken to a hospital for treatment of a wound that was not life-threatening, Flores said.

No arrests were reported, and no suspect description was available.

Police closed the pier while an investigation was conducted.

Divers were searching the ocean near the pier for a possible weapon, Flores said.

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