1 killed, 3 injured after shooting in Northridge parking lot

One person was killed and three others were injured during a shooting Saturday afternoon in Northridge

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department responded to 19105 Parthenia St, near Vanalden Avenue outside of Northridge Ice Cream Inc., around 12:30 p.m. 

According to the LAPD, a white sedan drove up to the parking lot, a man got out with an "Uzi-type" semi-automatic handgun and started shooting. Police said The victim was hired to paint over gang graffiti on the wall of a local business. Three other people were hit by bullets.

All four men were transported to the hospital. The painter later died, while two others required surgery. The fourth victim was treated and released.

Police are searching for the shooter, but were unable to provide a detailed description of the suspect. Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call detectives at 818- 374-1928.