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Potential murder-suicide attempt under investigation in Koreatown

Koreatown
Koreatown
(Ryan C. Winkleman)

Los Angeles Police Department officers are investigating what they say may be a murder-suicide attempt in Koreatown on Thursday afternoon near the intersection of West 8th and South Catalina streets.

Authorities received a call at 2:26 p.m. of shots fired, said LAPD Officer William Cooper.

Two people, a man and a woman believed to be his wife, were taken to hospitals in critical condition.

Cooper said that the unidentified caller described the pair as a husband and wife and that the former shot the latter.

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“This is still an ongoing and fluid investigation,” Cooper said. “Detectives are on the scene. Much of the information we have is from the caller.”

Cooper could not confirm whether a weapon had been recovered.


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