LOS ANGELES, CA – January 8, 2024
In a devastating incident on Sunday night, three men were shot, with two succumbing to their injuries, in the Broadway-Manchester area of South Los Angeles. The shooting, reported at 8 p.m., unfolded in front of the Hi Lite Motel at 10321 S. Broadway, according to the “Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.”
Authorities discovered two fatally wounded men, both around 30 years old, inside a vehicle parked in front of the motel. Additionally, a third injured man was located several blocks away at 1094 W. 93rd St. in the unincorporated Westmont area. Emergency services promptly transported all three victims to hospitals in critical condition.
Tragically, the two men found in the vehicle were pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital, while the third man has been stabilized. The incident has left the community in shock, and authorities are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
The Los Angeles Police Department has not released detailed information about the victims or potential suspects. However, initial reports suggest that the incident is gang-related, adding a layer of complexity to the ongoing investigation.
As the community mourns the loss of two lives and hopes for the recovery of the third victim, local law enforcement is urging anyone with information about the shooting to come forward. The cooperation of residents can play a crucial role in apprehending those responsible and bringing justice to the affected families.
The tragic incident serves as a reminder of the ongoing challenges faced by communities in South Los Angeles, highlighting the need for continued efforts to address issues related to violence and gang activity. Authorities are committed to ensuring the safety of residents and are intensifying their efforts to curb such incidents in the future.