Shooting scene
LAPD officers at the scene of the shootings in Montecito Heights. Courtesy OnScene.TV

Police were searching Monday for suspects who shot and killed two men in the Montecito Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

LAPD officers responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of Homer Street near Avenue 43 around 10 p.m. Sunday.

Police say they found two men between 25 and 30 years old with gunshot wounds at the site. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene, according to LAPD Officer Roseth Lomei. The victims’ names were withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Police believe the shootings were gang-related, she added.

No suspect description of the suspect or suspects was available.

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