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Gunman who opened fire from Lawndale home shot, hospitalized
Gunman who opened fire from Lawndale home shot, hospitalized

A 23-year-old man was shot by a deputy Wednesday after he opened fire from a home in Lawndale, prompting a neighborhood lockdown as authorities rushed to evacuate nearby residents. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said Travis Herr is hospitalized in stable condition. Aerial TV footage showed the man as he exited a home holding a rifle and opening fire shortly before he went down in the 4200 block of 164th Street near the 405 Freeway. The shots reportedly started from inside the home about 12:40 p.m., prompting Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies to evacuate nearby homes and put the neighborhood on lockdown. “We’re evacuating some houses out...

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