One woman killed and four people wounded in a Los Angeles County shooting minutes after New Year was ushered in

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Written By Maya Cantina
  • Gunfire rang out shortly after midnight in the Hawthorne district of Los Angeles
  • One woman was killed and four injured: police have no suspect
  • Another shooting early Monday in downtown LA killed two and wounded three

A woman was killed and four people were wounded in a Los Angeles County shooting shortly after the arrival of the new year, police said.

Officers from the Hawthorne Police Department responded to a shooting report around 12:30am on Monday, KABC-TV reported.

The Hawthorne police said a male victim who suffered gunshot wounds was transported to a hospital from the scene near a shopping mall on Crenshaw Boulevard and Rosecrans Avenue, KABC reported.

The Los Angeles County sheriff’s department said four other victims arrived at area hospitals by other means. 

An adult female victim was later pronounced dead. 

One woman was shot dead in Los Angeles shortly after midnight on New Year’s Eve

Ambulances are seen rushing to the site of the shooting, which happened shortly after New Year's Eve

Ambulances are seen rushing to the site of the shooting, which happened shortly after New Year’s Eve

Four men were also wounded, and were taken to hospital

Four men were also wounded, and were taken to hospital

Police are yet to identify a suspect in the shooting or make any arrests

Police are yet to identify a suspect in the shooting or make any arrests

Police cruisers are seen on Monday morning at the site of the shooting in Hawthorne

Police cruisers are seen on Monday morning at the site of the shooting in Hawthorne

One of the others was listed in critical condition and three were listed as stable, KABC reported.

There were no immediate arrests in the shooting, which was being investigated by the sheriff’s department.

Hawthorne is part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area in southwestern Los Angeles County.

Authorities said they were also investigating a separate shooting early Monday at a commercial building in downtown Los Angeles that killed two people and wounded three others, one critically.

It wasn’t immediately clear what led up to the shooting and no suspect information was immediately available, police Officer Sandra Olivaras told the Los Angeles Times.

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