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 10: Suspects in Saturday night shootings remain at large
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