LENNOX (CBSLA.com) — Homicide detectives investigated a shooting incident Monday that killed a man and injured a woman at a strip mall in Lennox.
Shortly after 3 a.m., deputies were sent to the 11000 block of Hawthorne Boulevard for report of an assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Upon their arrival, authorities located a man and woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds at the scene.
Paramedics transported the woman to a hospital in critical condition.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Hid identity is being withheld pending family notification.
A preliminary investigation revealed both victims were homeless. They were approached by two armed suspects who fled from the location following the shooting.
No suspect descriptions have been provided.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident has been urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.