One Killed, 5 Wounded in Hawthorne Strip Mall Shooting

One Killed, 5 Wounded in Hawthorne Strip Mall Shooting

An ambulance transports a patients in Los Angeles on May 16, 2011. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

City News Service

City News Service

12/31/2023

Updated: 1/11/2024

HAWTHORNE, Calif.—Six people were shot—one fatally—at a Hawthorne strip mall early Dec. 31.
The shooting was reported at 12:27 a.m. in the 3100 block of Rosecrans Avenue, near Crenshaw Boulevard and the Gardena city limits, according to Lt. Art Spence of the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau.
The shooting occurred at a strip mall, according to a watch commander at the Hawthorne Police Department.
Officers arriving at the scene located a man suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported him to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, according to a sheriff’s department statement.
“Upon further investigation, Hawthorne police officers learned there were additional victims who suffered from gunshot wounds at the location,” according to the statement. “These additional victims were transported by other means to surrounding hospitals.”
One of the victims, a woman, was pronounced dead at a hospital. Three additional victims were listed in stable condition and one victim was in critical condition.
The wounded were taken to Memorial Hospital of Gardena, a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher said.
Authorities have no suspect information.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
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