LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A third victim was found near the site where a man and woman were shot dead in an unincorporated area near South Los Angeles, but was expected to survive, authorities said Saturday.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Investigators were called to the intersection of Firestone Boulevard and Graham Avenue at around 9:52 p.m. Friday and found two victims lying on the street and sidewalk, both with gunshot wounds to the upper body. said deputy Miguel Meza of the sheriff’s information office. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
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At the scene, officers discovered a third victim, a man with a gunshot wound to the leg, Meza said. He was taken to a hospital and treated there for non-life-threatening injuries.
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Investigators searched the area for possible witnesses and video surveillance. It is not known if the shootings were related.
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Anyone with information about these shootings was asked to call the sheriff’s homicide squad at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called at Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online.