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2 women leaving funeral injured in South L.A. car-to-car shooting

January 9, 2013 |  8:02 am

Approximate location of shooting shown in black.

Authorities are investigating a gang-related car-to-car shooting in South L.A. that injured two women leaving a funeral service, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The driver, a 38-year-old woman, and passenger, a 30-year-old woman, were shot in the 500 block of West Slauson Avenue at about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday after a male suspect drove alongside the vehicle and fired multiple rounds, said Officer Norma Eisenman.

Both women were in stable condition Wednesday, she said.

"They had just left a funeral service and were traveling westbound when they were struck," Eisenman said.

There have been no arrests, and the investigation is ongoing.


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Map: Approximate location of shooting shown in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times Mapping L.A.