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Gunfire kills three in Lawndale, according to authorities

January 22, 2010 |  8:33 pm


Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives are investigating the deaths of three people in Lawndale who apparently suffered fatal gunshot wounds.

The incident occurred about 2:20 p.m. when residents in the 14600 block of Larch Avenue reported hearing gunshots. Authorities arrived at a town house and found three dead bodies inside -- that of two men and one woman.

Authorities released no further details.

-- Richard Winton

Photo: Sharon Ridgeway lives in the neighborhood where Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating a triple homicide in a town house on Larch Avenue in Lawndale. Credit: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times