HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a shooting involving police has killed a man and woman and wounded a 12-year-old boy in Hawthorne.
Police in the Los Angeles suburb say that shortly after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, a woman in a Mercedes pulled up next to a patrolling officer and said she was being followed.
A white Cadillac pulled up and a passenger got out and opened fire on the Mercedes.
The officer then shot the gunman.
The man and woman died at the scene. Their names haven't been released.
A 12-year-old boy in the Mercedes was wounded and hospitalized in stable condition.
The driver and another passenger in the shooter's car were arrested.
There's no immediate word on a motive for the attack.
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