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Drive-by shooting in Hyde Park leaves one wounded, dead

City News Service | 7/10/2012, 9:07 a.m.

LOS ANGELES, Calif.--Police searched today for whoever killed a man and wounded another in a drive-by shooting in the Hyde Park area of South Los Angeles.

The shooting occurred at Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard at 4:10 p.m. Monday, said Los Angeles police Officer Karen Rayner. Two assailants fled in a white vehicle, Rayner said.

The slain victim, a man of around 23, was struck multiple times and pronounced dead at 5:18 p.m. at California Hospital Medical Center, said Lt. Joe Bale of the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

The other victim, whose age was not immediately available, was listed in stable condition, Rayner said.