The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a woman was killed and a man was injured in a shooting in the City of Commerce Wednesday afternoon.
Around 3:35 p.m., sheriff’s deputies arrived to the scene, which was located on the 5600 block of Randolph Street behind several local businesses.
Deputies found a woman lying on the railroad tracks, dead from an apparent shooting. She’s been identified only as a woman in her 40s.
Deputies also located a man near the scene suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries and is currently listed in stable condition, the Sheriff’s Department said.
A homicide investigation is now underway. So far, detectives have learned that the man and woman were involved in an argument with the suspected gunman, who shot both of them before fleeing along the train tracks.
A third person was shot at, but was not hit, the Sheriff’s Department said.
The investigation is ongoing and the Sheriff’s Department has not released any additional information about the suspect.
Anyone with information about the deadly shooting is urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.
You can also submit an anonymous tip through LACrimestoppers.org.