1 person fatally shot at chicken restaurant in South LA, 2 suspects seen fleeing the scene

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Thursday, February 16, 2023
LAPD searching for 2 suspects after shooting at South LA restaurant
Police are searching for two suspects who fled the scene after a shooting at a Louisiana Fried Chicken restaurant in South Los Angeles.

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- One person was killed and another injured in a shooting at a chicken restaurant in South Los Angeles and police are looking for two suspects who fled the scene.

The shooting was reported at the Louisiana Fried Chicken at 4411 S. Western Ave. just before 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Two men were seen fleeing the scene in a newer white Jeep Cherokee, police say.

An ambulance was dispatched to the scene for a gunshot victim who was unconscious at the scene. The man in his 30s was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Another woman was injured but treated at the scene and released.

Details on the motive and circumstances of the shooting were not immediately available.