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1 dead, 3 wounded in Echo Park shooting

December 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A Christmas morning shooting has left one person dead and three others wounded in Echo Park, authorities said.Los Angeles police responding to a shot fired called arrived to the area of Sunset Boulevard about 11:45 a.m. Saturday and found Cesar Guerrero Jr., 18, dead at the scene.

Police said another person was in critical condition and two more were taken to a hospital with lesser wounds.

Authorities said there's a strong possibility that the shootings are gang related. They said it may have been a problem within one gang.

Witnesses said they heard gunshots after a white Honda pulled up to a house on Innes Avenue.

Police said the Honda used in the shooting was stolen from Monterrey Park.

Seven people were detained for questioning.

A gun was recovered at the scene.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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