One killed, two wounded in West Covina shooting

A man was killed in a shooting in West Covina that left a second victim hospitalized in critical condition on the morning of Christmas Eve.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1100 block of East Larkwood Street, west of South Lark Ellen Avenue, at 9:15 p.m. Monday and found three gunshot victims, two men and a woman, according to Lt. Travis Tibbetts of the West Covina Police Department.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene, the second man suffered critical injuries and was taken to a hospital. The woman was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Tibbetts said.

A detailed description of the shooter was not disclosed.

The names of the victims were not released.

Anyone with information on this shooting was asked to call the West Covina Police Department at 626-939-8688.