Jack Plunkett / Invision/AP 1 / 15
Jack Plunkett / Invision/AP 1 / 15

USMagazine -- Jake Gyllenhaal's life sure is action-packed!

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After recently braving the Icelandic wilderness on "Man vs. Wild," the 30-year-old actor joined actor Michael Pena for a police ride-along in Los Angeles to research their upcoming roles in the cop drama "End of Watch."

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On Wednesday night, the co-stars, along with police escort Sgt. Tammy Bowen, witnessed the aftermath of what officers described as a gang shooting at Van Ness Park in the 5700 block of South 2nd Avenue.

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According to LAPD officials, the victim, who has not been identified and refused to cooperate with authorities, was shot in the lip and arm. He was later treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

No suspects have been identified yet, the Los Angeles Times reports. Gyllenhaal has been on previous ride-alongs in connection with his role research, LAPD officials added.


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