LITTLEROCK ( — A man in his 20s was killed and a woman injured Thursday morning in a shooting near Palmdale.

Shots rang out shortly after midnight in the 35700 block of 82nd Street East, according to L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Don Walker.

Deputies arrived to find a man and a woman at the scene, located north of Pearblossom Highway. The man was pronounced dead and the woman was taken to a hospital.

The man’s name has been withheld until his family is notified of his passing.

The circumstances of both shootings are under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident was urged to contact detectives at (323)890-5500.

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