Two people were killed and five others wounded in a mass shooting Sunday in the unincorporated Willowbrook area of Los Angeles.
The shooting happened about 3 p.m. in the 12200 block of Blakley Avenue, one block off Compton Avenue, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Tracy Koerner.
A 17-year-old boy and a man about 40 years old died at the scene from gunshot wounds to their upper bodies, Koerner said. Their names were withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Five other people were hit by gunfire and were taken by paramedics to hospitals. They were a man in his 50s and three men in their 40s, he said. A woman in her 40s took herself to a hospital. All wounds were not believed life-threatening.
A motive for the shootings was unknown.
No suspect descriptions were available.
Anyone with information on the attack was asked to call the LASD’s homicide bureau at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800- 222-TIPS (8477).