Police investigate shooting of man
MAGNOLIA PARK -- Burbank Police are investi- gating the shooting
of a Sun Valley man who arrived at a local hospital with a minor
bullet wound to his neck.
The 32-year-old man walked into Providence St. Joseph Medical
Center on Wednesday night with bullet entry and exit wounds, Sgt.
John Dilibert said, adding the man was treated and released.
The man told police he was walking away from a gas station at the
corner of Buena Vista Street and Magnolia Boulevard when another man
approached him from behind. The man demanded his wallet and the
victim began to walk away.
At that point, the victim told police the other man shot him, and
he fell. The robber took his wallet and drove away in a
blue-and-white Volkswagen, he told police. The man told police a
passerby drove him to the hospital.
Police were still investigating the scene and compiling
information from witnesses. No weapon was found at the scene.
Shelter volunteers get new board
BURBANK -- The Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter have
elected a new board and started a Web site.
The volunteers help shelter staff while creating their own
programs and fund-raising with a goal of educating people about the
shelter and animals.
The board presides over an $8,000 budget with hopes of procuring a
van for outreach projects such as animal therapy for seniors.
The new board members are all Burbank residents. They are Eva
Sippel, president; Molly Stretten, vice president; Sherre Nakamura,
treasurer; and Danna Schacter as secretary.
The new Web site has information about everything from adoptable
animals to a calendar of events. The site is at www.basv.org.