LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Police are investigating a double shooting in Hawthorne after a teenager was killed. It happened at around 12:30am on Cerise and Rosecrans Avenue.
Both teenagers were driven about a mile away to Crenshaw Blvd. where the driver flagged down a police officer and an ambulance was called. One teenager was pronounced dead and the other released after being shot in the leg.READ MORE: Hot Dog On A Stick's Offering 75-Cent Dogs On April 24 For 75th Anniversary
The motive for the shooting remains under investigation, however, Joy Benedict says she spoke to eyewitnesses who said an argument broke out in front of a recording studio where the two were standing, which led to the shooting.READ MORE: Beverly Grove Homeless Encampment Cleared, But Residents Say Problems With Crime Have Not Gone Away
LA County Sheriff’s homicide investigators are assisting Hawthorne Police with the investigation, and anyone with any information is urged to contact ‘Crime Stoppers’ at (800)222-TIPS.MORE NEWS: LA Animal Services Offering Reduced And Waived Fees For Pit Bulls, Cats
This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.