A shooting in Glassell Park Monday night left one woman dead and a man injured. Patch reports that the shooting took place at about 9 p.m. in the 3200 block of Verdugo Road. The victims knew each other but there was not much more information available, including a motive for the shooting.
* Update: The female victim has been identified as 18-year-old Nichole Zuniga, said Lt. Steven Flores with the Northeast Division. The surviving victim, 21-year-old Michael Cortes, remains in critical condition. No suspects are in custody. “The motive remains unknown, but we are investigating it as a gang-related crime based upon the manner in which it was carried out,” Flores said in an email.