LOS ANGELES — Two teenage boys were killed in a shooting at a neighborhood carnival in the Lincoln Heights area of Los Angeles and a search was underway for the male suspect, authorities said Monday.
The shooting occurred at 9:03 p.m. Sunday at Broadway and Workman Street, according to a dispatcher at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.
A male suspect approached on foot, then fired multiple shots at the two boys before fleeing the scene on foot, she said.
The boys, between the ages of 15 and 17, were pronounced dead at the scene, the dispatcher said.
It was unknown whether the shooting was gang-related, she said. A crime scene investigation was underway.
The carnival was organized by a neighborhood Boys & Girls Club, ABC7 reported.