INGLEWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Officers on Sunday morning shot and killed two people in Inglewood after observing that a woman in a stopped car had a gun.
The gunfire was at 3:11 a.m. on Manchester Boulevard at Inglewood Avenue, said Inglewood police Lt. Scott Collins.READ MORE: Multiple Victims Wounded In Whittier Shootings During Vigil
Officers were sent there on a call that a vehicle had stopped in a traffic lane, Collins said, and saw that a woman had a gun. The officers took cover and ordered the people to get out of the vehicle.
“An officer-involved shooting then occurred,” he said. “Both occupants were struck by gunfire and the female occupant possessing the firearm was pronounced dead at the scene.”READ MORE: Two Dead In Lancaster Crash
Paramedics rushed the man to an area hospital, where he died, Collins said. A gun was recovered at the scene of the shooting and no officers were injured.
Inglewood police asked anyone with any information regarding the shooting to call them at (310) 412-5246.
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