Husband Killed, Wife Wounded In Watts Shooting - KMSP-TV

Husband Killed, Wife Wounded In Watts Shooting

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(FOX 11 / CNS) A husband was killed and his wife wounded when they confronted at least one suspect outside their home in Watts, a Los Angeles police sergeant said today.

The shooting was reported at about 11:15 p.m. Sunday at 9708 Beach Street, according to Sgt. James Linder of the Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Station.

"They heard a noise, went out to investigate and confronted suspects, who shot them," Linder said.

Both victims were in their mid-50s, he said. The man was pronounced dead at a hospital.  Reports at the scene indicated the man had a gunshot wound to his chest. The woman had a wound to her arm, Linder said.

As for suspect information, "we have a lot more questions than answers at this point," Linder said.

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