Drive-by shooter opens fire on pedestrians in Hawthorne; two shot

Two people were taken to the hospital after a drive-by shooting in Hawthorne Tuesday afternoon. 

According to police, the shooting occurred around 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. A silver-colored sedan allegedly shot at multiple people on the sidewalk, hitting at least two people. 

Both of the victims were taken to the hospital. One was shot in the hand, the other was shot in the leg.

The motive behind the shooting is currently unknown.

According to Hawthorne police, one victim was an uninvolved pedestrian walking by at the time of the shooting, and that victim is cooperating with investigators. The other victim was initially not cooperating with police, authorities said.

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Hawthorne police continue to investigate the shooting. 

Additional details were not immediately available.

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