Atwater Village drive-by shooting leaves man dead

Man shot dead at Los Feliz and Brunswick in Atwater Village

Atwater Village  —  One man was killed on Saturday night during what police believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting.

The victim, described as a male Latino age 25, was near Los Feliz Boulevard and Brunswick Avenue at 10:42 PM when shots were fired from a passing vehicle, said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

No information was available about the suspects.

About 30 minutes later a man and woman were injured in Highland Park when they were hit by gunfire from a vehicle on  York Boulevard.

It is the second homicide of the year in Atwater Village. In July police arrested a man on suspicion of stabbing his 66-year-old mother to death in an apartment in the 3900 block of Veselich Avenue.

Update on Oct 10Suspects in Saturday night shootings  remain at large

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