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Man and woman killed in Baldwin Park shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man and woman were found fatally shot in Baldwin Park.
Detectives are investigating after a man and woman were found fatally shot in Baldwin Park.
(Los Angeles Times)

Detectives are investigating a Baldwin Park shooting that left a man and woman dead, and another person severely injured, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies responded to the 3300 block of Athol Street, a residential area, just after 2 p.m. Thursday to assist Baldwin Park police officers after reports of a domestic violence incident, according to a media statement by the Sheriff’s Department.

They found a man and woman, who were both pronounced dead at the scene. A third victim was hospitalized with severe but not life-threatening injuries.

Deputies found a firearm at the scene. The victims were not identified.

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Deputy James Nagao, a spokesman for the Sheriff’s Department, said he did not know the gender of the third victim or whether that person was shot.

Sheriff’s officials initially said in a media release that they had identified a female suspect, but Nagao could not confirm that. He said that he did not have information about a suspect and that the investigation is ongoing.


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