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1 man dead, 5 wounded in Lakewood shooting

Officers responded to the scene of a shooting where one man was fatally shot and five others wounded at a New Year's party on the 20000 block of Alburtis Avenue in Lakewood Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

January 1, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A man was fatally shot and five others wounded in a shooting at a New Year's party in Lakewood, police said.

The shooting occurred on the 20700 block of Alburtis Avenue about 30 mkinutes before midnight.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. said a man walked up to a group of people in a front yard and fired several shots.

A 36-year-old man died in the shooting and five people suffered non-life threatening injuries. Four of them were males and one female was injured.

A motive for the shooting was unknown. No suspect information was immediately available.

If you have information related to the case, contact the L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. at (323) 890-5500.