LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Train traffic on the Metro Green and Blue lines was cut on Sunday while authorities were investigating a fatal shootout at Willowbrook / Rosa Parks station.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said the shooting occurred around 2 p.m. at the 11600 block on Willowbrook Avenue. The male victim was pronounced dead on the scene while a male suspect was rushed to a local hospital. Further details were not released, but the department described it as a “proxy-involved shootout”.
Metro spokesman Rick Jager told news sources that Green Line trains would be rejected at Avalon and Long Beach stations, while Blue Line trains would be rejected at 103rd Street and Compton stations.
Bus shuttles have been ordered to service stranded passengers.
The blue line resumed normal operations shortly before 4 p.m., but the green line was affected until further notice.