June 10, 2015 KTLA 5-Police are investigating a pair of shootings that have left at least one person dead and four others wounded in South Los Angeles Wednesday.
One person was killed and two others were critical after a shooting in South Los Angeles on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The first shooting occurred near the intersection of South Vermont Avenue and West 88th Street at about 12:30 p.m., Officer Jane Kim with the Los Angeles Police Department said.
One man was pronounced dead at the scene and two others — a man and a woman — were taken to an area hospital in critical condition, Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
All three were said to be about 25-year-old, according to Stewart.
A third person who was wounded in the incident was found two blocks away on South Vermont Avenue and West 90th Street, according to Inspector Rick Flores with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
That person was transported with a gunshot wound, Flores said.
The shooter was described as a black man in his 20s. He was wearing a black shirt and was last seen in a small brown sedan, according to Kim Police investigate a second shooting in South Los Angeles on June 10, 2015. A second shooting took place less than two miles away in the 2000 block of West 83rd Street (map) just before 2 p.m., Kim said.
One person was shot with a pistol in what appeared to be a gang related incident, according to Officer Jack Richter with the LAPD.
The person was conscious and breathing when they were transported to an area hospital, according to Richter.
Because of the proximity of the two shootings, police were investigating a possible relationship, Richter said.