Police in Southern California have arrested a man and a woman in connection with a shooting at a hotel that may be connected to a series of attacks in the Los Angeles suburbs Saturday that killed one man and injured three other people.
The rampage began at around 2:15 p.m. local time Saturday when police say two people — at least one of them armed — forced a woman from her green SUV in Pico Rivera, a community southeast of downtown Los Angeles.
At approximately 4 p.m., authorities began receiving reports of a man and woman shooting at pedestrians from the car. The shootings were reported in three suburban communities — Pico Rivera, La Mirada, and Whittier.
Fox 11 reported that the deceased shooting victim was identified as Jose Sahagun, 33, of Norwalk, Calif. Sahagun was shot in La Mirada at around 4 p.m. and was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange, where he was pronounced dead. The conditions of the other victims were not immediately available.
“It doesn’t appear they were target-specific or gang related,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Ryan Rouzan said, adding that the investigation is ongoing.
It’s unclear what the shooting victims were doing when they were shot, something Rouzan said would be revealed in the ongoing investigation.
Investigators later recovered the unoccupied SUV at a park in Whittier a taround 6:30 p.m. The woman’s condition was unknown, but Rouzan said she had not been shot.
Fox 11 reported that the man and woman…