2 Men Shot to Death in Norwalk

The 15500 block of Claretta Avenue in Norwalk, as pictured in a Google Street View image.

The 15500 block of Claretta Avenue in Norwalk, as pictured in a Google Street View image.

Two men died following a shooting in Norwalk on Friday night, authorities said.

The shooting was reported shortly before midnight in the 15500 block of Claretta Avenue, in a residential neighborhood south of Holifield Park, Deputy Erin Liu of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau said in a written statement.

“Both victims sustained gunshot wounds to the head. They were pronounced dead at the scene,” she said.

Detectives suspected the shooting was gang related.

No further details were available.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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