AZUSA, Calif. – A man was shot dead and two other people were wounded during a gang-related shooting in front of an apartment complex in Azusa, authorities said Saturday.
Deputies responded at 11:01 p.m. Friday to the 200 block of East Newburgh Street, west of South Azusa Avenue, where they found a man his 20s shot dead as well as a 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man who were wounded, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The trio were in front an apartment complex when several suspects walked up and fired multiple rounds, striking all three victims, Sheriff’s homicide Lt. Hugo Reynaga said.
The condition of the two wounded victims was not immediately known. The suspects were last seen fleeing the scene on foot, authorities said.
Homicide detectives from the sheriff’s department are assisting the Azusa Police Department with the investigation.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous calls can be made to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or tips can be sent to lacrimestoppers.org.