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1 dead, 1 wounded in Hawthorne shooting

July 31, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Homicide detectives are investigating a double shooting in Hawthorne that left one man dead and another critically injured.

The shooting happened about 1 p.m. Sunday in the 13500 block of Doty Avenue, a densely populated neighborhood, according to the Hawthorne Police Department.

Police said both men were inside a car when they were shot. Investigators spent the afternoon examining the car and collecting evidence.

Authorities did not have information on a suspect.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department homicide unit took over the investigation, as they do for homicide investigations in Hawthorne.