1 Man Dead, Another Wounded in Willowbrook Drive-By Shooting

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One man died and another was in stable condition after a drive-by shooting on Saturday afternoon in Willowbrook, authorities said.

A fatal drive-by shooting occurred in the 1200 block of East 121st Street on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2013, authorities said. (Credit: KTLA)

Deputies responded to the 1200 block of East 121st Street, where they discovered that two men had been struck by gunfire about 1:30 p.m. while sitting in a car outside a residence, according to Lt. Steve Jauch of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau.

The victims were shot by an occupant of a dark-colored vehicle as it drove by, Jauch said.

The two wounded men were transported to a hospital, where one of them died and the other was in stable condition, officials said.

Sheriff’s investigators were attempting to locate possible witnesses to the shooting.

It was not immediately clear if the incident was gang-related.

Anyone with information was encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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