The two thesps were researching their roles as cops for new flick ”End of Watch”.
They were on a LAPD prowl car ride-along when all hell broke loose, RadarOnline.com reported.
Sirens blaring, the actors were whisked to an in-progress crime scene!
When police and EMT units arrived, the still-bleeding victim was discovered.
He had been shot multiple times by rival gang members in a never-ending turf war for South Los Angeles.
The vic was rushed to the ER in stable condition with bullet wounds above his lip and through his arm.No arrests have been made in the shooting incident.
No doubt, Gyllenhall and Pena were glad to return to their day gigs after their harrowing close call.