A young woman was killed and a man was wounded when gunfire erupted at a Corona movie theater, and the shooter has not been captured, police said Tuesday.

The shooting was reported at 11:45 p.m. Monday at the Regal Edwards Corona Crossings & RPX movie theater, located at 2650 Tuscany St., according to the Corona Police Department.

Arriving officers found the pair of Corona residents suffering from gunshot wounds. An 18-year-old woman, whose name was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene. An 19-year-old man was taken to an area hospital for treatment of injuries described as life-threatening. An update on his condition was not provided.

The motive in the attack was unclear. Police did not specify exactly where the shooting occurred at the theater.

Details remained scant on Tuesday, though police urged residents to avoid the area Tuesday morning.

Witnesses were urged to call Corona police at 951-736-2330, option 3. Detective Dan Neagu can be reached at 951-739-4916.

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