Woman killed, man critically injured when gunman opens fire on SUV in South L.A.

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Police are searching for whoever shot two people traveling in an SUV in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles Monday morning.

The shooting was reported about 1:40 a.m. near the intersection of Florence and Brynhurst avenues.

Responding officers found an SUV that had collided with a parked vehicle, Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Ahmad Zarekani said.

A man and woman suffering from gunshot wounds were found inside the SUV. The victims were believed to be between the ages of 20 and 25 years old, a Police Department spokesperson said.

Both were transported to a local hospital, where the woman was pronounced dead, Zarekani said.

The man was listed in critical condition.

No description of the suspect, or suspects, were given.

Investigators did not release a possible motive for the shooting.

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