Two fatal shootings overnight with one being an officer involved shooting
On Friday At 2:00 a.m., LBPD officers responded to the 1900 block of Canal regarding a shooting. Once on scene, officers located a male victim deceased.
Another male victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. The preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect and victims were involved in a brief verbal exchange when the shooting took place. The suspect was gone before officers’ arrival. Investigation is ongoing and possibly gang-related.
Then at 5:15 a.m., LBPD officers responded to the 2800 block of Golden Avenue to assist the Fire Department. When they arrived, they encountered a woman with a firearm. Approximately 20 minutes later, an officer-involved shooting occurred. A firearm was recovered. The investigation is ongoing.
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