By CBSLA Staff

PALMDALE (CBSLA) – A shooting in Palmdale Thursday morning claimed the life of a 22-year-old man and wounded a 16-year-old boy.

The shooting occurred around 11:55 a.m. in the 4800 block of Adobe Drive, near 50th Street East, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Miguel Meza said. A man wearing a “COVID mask” walked along the driveway to a garage where the two victims were, shot them and then fled the scene.

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At the scene, deputies found the 22-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body and the boy with a gunshot wound to his hand. Both victims were transported by paramedics to the hospital where the man died from his wounds. The boy was treated and released.

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The name of the victim who died has not been released.

A motive for the shooting has, so far, not been provided.

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Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).