A man and woman were shot to death Saturday night in East Los Angeles.

The shooting was reported at 7:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of East Olympic Boulevard, according to Deputy Grace Medrano of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The two victims were found unresponsive in a parking lot at Olympic Boulevard and Indiana Street, Medrano said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and paramedics took the woman to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, she said.

No suspect description was available and the murder weapon was not found at the scene, Medrano said. It was not known whether the shootings were gang related.

Homicide detectives are conducting a crime scene investigation, Medrano said.

Anyone with information was asked to call homicide detectives at 323- 890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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