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2 killed, child wounded in Hawthorne shooting involving officer
2 killed, child wounded in Hawthorne shooting involving officer

A shooting Wednesday afternoon involving Hawthorne police left a man and a woman dead and wounded a 12-year-old boy, authorities said. Around 12:40 p.m., a woman driving a Mercedes in the 14200 block of Kornblum Avenue stopped her car next to a Hawthorne police officer sitting in his parked patrol car, according to the Los Angeles County sheriff's department. The woman reported that another car was following her, and the officer asked her to park her car near is, officials said. Moments later, a white Cadillac pulled up, and after getting out of the car, a man opened fire at the woman's car, officials said. The Hawthorne police officer -- the lone policeman at the...

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