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1 killed, 1 hurt in Hawaiian Gardens car shooting; suspect sought

A car is seen after it was shot at and crashed into a telephone pole in Hawaiian Gardens on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.

August 31, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
One man is dead and another is hurt following a car shooting in Hawaiian Gardens. The gunman is on the loose.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says shots rang out at about 2 p.m. Saturday at 215th Street and Norwalk Boulevard. According to witnesses, the two male victims were driving south on Norwalk Boulevard in a silver Dodge Durango when the suspect drove up alongside of them and opened fire into their car.

The victims' car crashed into a telephone pole. Both men were taken to a local hospital, where one of the victims was pronounced dead. He was 43. The other victim, a 30-year-old, was treated for his injuries and is expected to survive.

The suspect, described as an adult black male, got away in a dark colored pickup truck.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.