A man was killed and a woman injured Tuesday in a shooting in an unincorporated area near Gardena.

The shooting was reported at about 11:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of West 126th Street, near Vermont Avenue, according to Deputy Trina Schrader of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and the woman was taken to a hospital with unspecified injuries.

The victims’ names were not released.

Sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating the shooting and anyone with information on it is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.

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