The actors, who were on riding along with police on patrol in South Los Angeles, were on the scene of a gang shooting late Wednesday. The actors are researching police work for their roles in the upcoming movie "End of Watch".
Sgt. Angela McGee says a gang member shot a rival, who is hospitalized with a grazing bullet wounds above his lip and on an arm. Two suspects walked away and there are no arrests.
McGee says the actors were on patrol with 77th Street Station officers. KTTV Fox 11 video shows the actors talking while officers investigate nearby.
Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena filming "End of Watch" on April 21st, 2011
"End of Watch" is a drama that focuses on the partnership of two police officers. Source: www.huffingtonpost.com
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal got a front row seat to Los Angeles gang violence during a ride-along with police last night. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the incident, in which a gang member shot a rival who was hospitalized after suffering bullet wounds above his lip and on the arm. No arrests were made. Gyllenhaal and fellow actor Michael Pena were researching for their roles in the upcoming movie 'End of Watch,' a drama that focuses on the partnership of two police officers. The two actors were seen talking at the scene in the aftermath of the shooting.