2 Killed in Separate South L.A. Shootings Just Minutes Apart

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Two men were killed in separate shootings that occurred in the same vicinity and about 10 minutes apart  in South L.A. early Saturday, police said.


LAPD officers responded to the scene of a fatal shooting early Saturday morning in South Los Angeles. (Credit: Loudlabs)

The first victim, Jacoby Plummer, 26, was shot in a drive-by shooting about 12:15 a.m. in the 300 block of East 116th Street, according to the police and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office. Several shots were fired and the gunman remains at large.

About 10 minutes later, officers received a call of a shooting in the 900 block of East 120th Street, police said. When they arrived at the scene, they found the victim, identified as Calvin Williams, 38, with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.

LAPD Officer Sally Madera said investigations around the apparent homicides are ongoing, and it was too early to tell if the shootings were connected or gang-related.

 Read more at LATimes.com.