HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a shooting involving police has killed a man and woman and wounded a 12-year-old boy in Hawthorne.
It happened at around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Los Angeles suburb.
Authorities say it appears that a gunman opened fire on a Mercedes, killing a woman at the wheel before a police officer on patrol saw him firing at the car and shot him.
Both the man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names haven’t been released.
A 12-year-old boy in the Mercedes was wounded. He was taken to the hospital but there’s no immediate word on his condition.
There’s also no immediate word on a motive for the attack.