One person was killed Monday evening in the Baldwin Hills area as the result of a car-to-car shooting that led to two pedestrians being struck by at least one of the involved vehicles, authorities said.
Firefighters responded about 8:30 p.m. to the two-vehicle collision in the 4800 block of West Rodeo Place, not far from the intersection of Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard. One person trapped beneath a vehicle, and another person had been shot nearby, according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
One of the patients was taken to a hospital and the other was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Humphrey, who said it was unclear if the decedent was the person who was shot.
According to Officer Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section, a man was wounded in the car-to-car shooting in the area of 30th and Ferndale streets and two pedestrians were struck by vehicles involved in the shooting.
No information was immediately available about the shooting suspect or suspects, who had left the scene by the time police arrived, and it was not immediately clear if the shooting was gang-related, Lopez said.