Suspect sought in Lancaster shooting death
Authorities on Friday were searching for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of a woman in Lancaster.
The shooting took place about 9 p.m. Thursday in the 44000 block of Beech Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Two men were arguing when one of them pulled out a handgun and shot the other multiple times in the torso, killing him, according to a statement from sheriff’s officials.
A woman who was standing nearby was shot in the lower torso and sustained non life-threatening injuries, according to the statement. She was not related to the victim.
Homicide detectives were still trying to determine a motive for the killing.
Anyone with information was asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
-- Victoria Kim