Friday Shootings; One Dead, One Wounded While Driving On Western Avenue and 42nd; One Shot 8th Ave near Jefferson

Friday morning, just after midnight, a man and woman were shot as they drove in their car along Western Avenue near 42nd Place. They were transported to a local hospital where the man was pronounced dead.  The condition of the woman was not immediately known. That is all the detail available at the current time.

Friday evening, a male black, 36, was sitting in his car in front of 3443 8th Ave when unknown suspects drove by in a black BMW and fired several rounds at him.   The victim was struck once in the head and three times in the torso. The victim was transported to an unknown area hospital in serious, but, as of the latest report, stable condition. The suspects fled there is no further information at this time.   

Anyone with information about either attacks can call LAPD's Southwest Division at (213) 485-2582 

In an incident Thursday night, two Hispanic men were shot in a drive-by on Denver Avenue and 111th place. One victim, age 30, was struck in the stomach and the other, age 24, was hit in the arm and leg. Both are expected to survive.

Anyone with information can call LAPD's Southeast Division at (213) 972-7828  

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