Gunman Kills One, Wounds 2 in Wilmington

Gunman Kills One, Wounds 2 in Wilmington

Los Angeles Police Department officers respond to civil unrest in downtown Los Angeles on Nov. 6, 2020. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

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Updated: 9/24/2023


WILMINGTON, Calif.—A gunman killed a 53-year-old man and wounded two other people in a residential neighborhood of Wilmington, authorities said Sept. 24.
All three victims were in the 1000 block of Sanford Avenue when the assailant approached them at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) reported.
“The victims were outside socializing when the suspect walked up and opened fire, striking all three,” police said.
The gunman then fled the scene on foot.
Paramedics rushed the wounded trio to a hospital, where the 53-year-old man died from his gunshot wounds. A man about 36 years old was listed in critical condition and a 32-year-old woman was listed in stable condition.
No further information was immediately available.
LAPD South Bureau homicide detectives urged anyone with any information regarding the shooting to call them at 323-786-5100 or 877-527-3247. Anonymous calls can be made to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477, and tips can be sent to the website.

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