GRAMERCY PARK (CBSLA) — A man was dead and a woman was in critical condition Wednesday after a shooting in front of a home in Gramercy Park.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, officers were called to the 9400 block of Manhattan Place at about 5:20 p.m. for reports of a shooting.READ MORE: Gym Owners Drop Complaint Over Coronavirus Restrictions
When officers arrived on scene, a 43-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman were found on the scene with gunshot wounds. The Los Angeles Police Department first reported one of the victims had died, but firefighters were able to revive them.
Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, where the man later died.READ MORE: Los Angeles Times Editorial Writer, Robert Greene, Wins Pulitzer Prize
According to police, the shooter walked up to the victims and fired multiple rounds. Police said a handgun was used in the shooting.
The suspect was described as a Black man in his 30s with a beard. He was last seen wearing a gray or black hoodie and black jeans. Police said he fled the scene in a dark colored vehicle.MORE NEWS: Free Dodgers Tickets For 1,000 Fans As Incentives Continue Rolling In For Californians Who Received The COVID Vaccine
The investigation was ongoing.