Police are searching for the suspect who fatally shot two Lancaster men early Sunday morning in Hollywood.
The shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, April 2, at the intersection of La Brea Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Officers were patrolling the area when they heard multiple gunshots and located two victims. One man was pronounced dead at the scene, and the second was taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
“Both victims are male, Blacks, in their 20s from the Lancaster/Palmdale area,” according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department. Their names have not yet been release pending next of kin notification. The exact cause of the shooting is still under investigation, LAPD officials said.
“Detectives believe an argument ensued between the suspect and the victims when the suspect produced a handgun and began firing at the victims. The suspect is described as male, Black, in his 20’s. The suspect fled the location on foot and is currently outstanding,” the LAPD news release states.
Anyone with information about this fatal shooting is encouraged to contact the LAPD’s West Bureau homicide unit at 213-382-9470. Anonymous tips can be made by calling 800-222-8477.