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1 dead, 2 hurt in East LA party shooting

August 17, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Gunfire breaks out at a home in east l-a, leaving one woman dead and two others It happened just before one a.m. at a birthday party on south Downey road.

Detectives said the suspect opened fire on the crowd for no apparent reason and then ran away from the scene.

39-year-old Sheila Montelongo was shot once in the back was pronounced dead at the scene. Another woman and a man were taken to the hospital, both with a gunshot wounds in their leg.

Authorities are still working to determine the suspect's identity and a motive.


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