LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A 24-year-old woman was shot and killed along with her unborn baby while sitting in a parked vehicle in Wilmington.
Arlene Leonor Rodriguez, who was seven months pregnant, was in the 1100 block of North Neptune Avenue around 11:25 a.m. Sunday while a man she was with worked on the vehicle’s engine, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.READ MORE: DEA Agents Going Online In Effort To Catch Drug Dealers, Distributors
According to police, a suspect walked up and shot multiple rounds into the vehicle, striking Rodriguez and the man she was with.
The suspect then fled the scene.READ MORE: Report: Orange County Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Up 1,200%
Paramedics took Rodriguez and the male victim to a hospital, where Rodriguez and her baby were pronounced dead, according to police. The male victim suffered a non-life-threatening injury and was said to be in stable condition, police said.OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
A description of the suspect was not immediately available but police and urged anyone with information about the shooting to call Detective Coffee or Detective Tiffin at 310-726-7887 or 310-726-7884. Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.