One teen killed, one injured in Maywood shooting [Updated]
A shooting in Maywood on Friday night left a 17-year-old boy dead and a 15-year-old wounded, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.
The teens were attending a party in the 5500 block of Gifford Avenue and were standing on the sidewalk about 9:45 p.m. when they were shot by an unknown number of suspects, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Department.
[Updated at 5:10 p.m.: The two victims were taken to hospitals, where Bryan Barraza was pronounced dead less than an hour later. The second teen is recovering from his wound, the statement said.]
The shooting is being investigated as gang-related, investigators said.