2 Dead, 1 Wounded In Drive-By Shooting In Wilmington

WILMINGTON (CBS) — Police are investigating a drive-by shooting outside of a liquor store that left two people dead and one wounded.

The shooting happened just after 9 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Watson Road and East Pacific Coast Highway.

The victims were walking down the street when someone began shooting from a car, according to Los Angeles police.

Officials believe the shooting was gang-related.

One victim was shot in the head and found dead on the street, police said. A second victim also died at the scene while another was transported to a local hospital in stable condition, according to authorities.

The suspects are described as two young Hispanic men driving a white, four-door compact SUV, police said.

Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to call the LAPD’s Harbor Division at (310) 726-7700.


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