1 Man Killed, Another Wounded After 2 Men Open Fire at Cerritos Homeless Encampment: LASD

Emergency responders rush to the scene of an emergency in a file photo. (Credit: MattGush/iStock)

Emergency responders rush to the scene of an emergency in a file photo. (Credit: MattGush/iStock)

One homeless man was killed and another wounded after two gunmen walked up to them at a Cerritos encampment Friday night and opened fire, authorities said.

The shootings were reported at 8:30 p.m. near Artesia Boulevard, close to the San Gabriel River bed, according to an official with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The first victim, a 31-year-old man, was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The second victim, a 21-year-old man, was treated and released from the hospital.

The gunmen, described by witnesses as being between 30 and 40, fled the scene and remain at large, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

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