1 Dead, 1 in Hospital Following Double Shooting in Vermont Square: LAPD

Two victims were shot Thursday night at the intersection of West 48th Street and Halldale Avenue in Vermont Square, police said.

The intersection of West 48th Street and Halldale Avenue is shown in an undated Google Maps Street View image.

The intersection of West 48th Street and Halldale Avenue is shown in an undated Google Maps Street View image.

Officers responded to the scene around 11:45 p.m. and found two victims suffering gunshot wounds, according to LAPD Officer Joel Morales. A black male was pronounced dead at the scene and a black female was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition, he said.

The situation possibly stemmed from a robbery gone wrong, Morales said. It was unclear if the incident was gang-related.

No suspects were immediately identified.