Dispatch audio from the Los Angeles Police Department details emergency response to the shooting of a man and theft of two dogs believed to belong to Stefani Germanotta, known as Lady Gaga, in Los Angeles, California, on the evening of February 24.
At approximately 9:40 pm local time authorities received a call reporting a shooting on the 1500 block of North Sierra Bonita Avenue near Sunset Boulevard. Dispatch audio reveals emergency responders found a man, “approximately 35 years of age, conscious and breathing, suffering from a gunshot wound.” In a statement to Storyful the LAPD confirmed the victim, aged 30, was shot with a semi-automatic handgun and taken to a nearby hospital.
Police said two French bulldogs were taken by suspects in a white vehicle, described as a four-door sedan in dispatch audio. A third dog was recovered by authorities, reports said. No suspects had been detained at the time of writing.
Police said they could not confirm the name of the victim nor the dogs’ owner at the time of writing.
According to reports citing Lady Gaga’s representative, the star offered a reward of $500,000 for the return of the dogs. Credit: LAPD via Storyful