Authorities Wednesday arrested a man suspected of opening fire at a gathering of friends in Gardena, killing a woman and injuring three other people — including his pregnant girlfriend — before carjacking a married couple and fatally shooting the husband, sheriff’s officials said.

Selvin Salazar, 25, was located about 5 p.m. in the 4100 block of Century Boulevard, near Prairie Avenue, in Inglewood, according to Deputy Charles Moore of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The violence began around 4 a.m. Tuesday at a mobile home park in the 1200 block of West 135th Street, near Normandie Avenue, in Gardena, where a group of friends had gathered. The suspect allegedly became upset for unknown reasons during the gathering and opened fire at the group, sheriff’s officials said.

A 28-year-old woman, identified as Delores Sanchez, was killed and three other people were wounded, among them a 23-year-old pregnant woman believed to be the suspect’s girlfriend. The woman and her unborn baby were expected to survive, sheriff’s officials said.

Also wounded was a 24-year-old woman who was taken to a hospital, treated and released. A fourth victim identified only as a Hispanic male whose age was unknown, was hospitalized in serious condition.

After the shooting, the gunman forced a married couple to drive him from the scene in their vehicle, a black Kia Soul, officials said. When they reached Lynwood, the suspect fatally shot the husband who was driving the SUV and dragged him out of the vehicle on the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on-ramp to the southbound Long Beach (710) Freeway.

The suspect tried to shoot the dead man’s wife, but his gun apparently jammed, sheriff’s Lt. John Corina said.

“She’s very lucky to be alive, actually,” Corina said.

The suspect, frustrated at his malfunctioning weapon, fled in the couple’s SUV, leaving the wife behind with her dead husband, according to Corina.

The husband who was fatally shot was identified by the coroner’s office as Francisco Montes, 28, of Gardena.

A weapon believed to have been used in the shootings was recovered at the freeway on-ramp, the sheriff’s department reported.

Corina had told reporters investigators knew who the suspect was, but they withheld his name while they continued searching for him. He said it’s still unclear what prompted the shooting.

“These are people he knows,” Corina said. “… Why he’s shooting at them, we’re still trying to figure it out.”

Salazar and Montes both belong to the same gang, Corina told reporters.

“We’re not sure if this is like a drug-fueled binge this guy’s going on … using methamphetamine or something like that or is he just enraged at people and he’s taking it out on his friends,” Corina said.

Fabian will be held without bail, according to Moore.

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