COMMERCE – A woman in her early 40s was killed and a man in his 30s was wounded in a shooting in Commerce Wednesday.
Deputies from the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station responded at approximately 3:43 p.m. to a shots fired call where they found a woman lying on the railroad tracks behind a group of businesses with gunshots wounds in the 5600 block of Randolph Street, said Deputy Veronica Rodriguez of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Deputies located the man near the location, Rodriguez said. He sustained gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital where he was listed in stable condition.
During their investigation, investigators learned an argument had taken place between the victims and an unknown male suspect. The suspect shot the woman before shooting the man and fled westbound along the railroad tracks in an unknown direction.
A third victim was shot at but not struck.
Anyone with information about these shootings was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS or use the website www.lacrimestoppers.org .