Deadly Shooting Prompts School Lockdown in La Puente

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LA PUENTE, Calif. (KTLA) – One person was found dead and another wounded Monday after a car to car shooting near a school in La Puente.

The two men were found after a shooting occurred at the intersection of Altario Street and Gendel Drive around 10 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

One of the victims, in an apparent attempt to find help, drove the car to the 18900 block of East Northam Street, adjacent to Nogales High School.

One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other victim was transported to a local hospital. His condition was unknown.

The school was briefly put on lockdown until deputies determined there was no threat to students.

Anyone with information was encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

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