Man, Woman Fatally Shot In Lawndale

LAWNDALE (CBS) — A man and a woman were fatally shot in Lawndale Wednesday.

The shootings occurred at 3:15 p.m. in an apartment in the 4000 block of West Rosecrans Avenue, near Prairie Avenue and the border with Hawthorne, said Deputy Lillian Peck of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

The victims were declared dead at the scene.

Sheriff’s homicide detectives were sent to investigate the circumstances of the shootings.

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