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1 killed, 1 injured in El Monte shooting

July 18, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A woman was killed and a man was seriously injured in a possible domestic violence shooting in El Monte Saturday.The shooting was reported around 4:45 a.m. at a house on the 11400 block of Thienes Avenue.

Los Angeles Sheriff's Department officials said investigators found the man in the doorway of the house with a gunshot wound to the upper body.

Deputies also found a woman in a bedroom with a gunshot wound to the upper body. She died at the scene. The man was hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

Authorities said they're trying to figure out whether the shooting was a murder-suicide or a domestic dispute. Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500.

CNS contributed to this report.


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