Gunman fires into parked car, killing man, wounding woman in South Los Angeles

A map shows the location of a fatal shooting in the 1200 block of West 109th Street in the Westmont area of South Los Angeles on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.

A man walked up to a car parked on a driveway in South Los Angeles and opened fire, killing a man and wounding a woman, sheriff's officials said.

The shooting occurred on the 1200 block of West 109th Street in the Westmont area shortly before 3:30 p.m. Thursday, authorities said.

After striking both victims, the suspect ran southbound along the driveway onto the street, then westbound on 109th Street.

The victims were driven to a hospital by a family member.

The man died after suffering a gunshot wound to the upper torso. The woman was struck also in the torso but survived, though sheriff's officials did not have further details on her condition.

A description of the suspect was not immediately available. The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information about this shooting, you're urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. You can also provide anonymous tips by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.
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