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Man shoots two roommates, one dies


A man was killed and his girlfriend was wounded Thursday, allegedly by a man who lived with them in Littlerock.

The gunfire erupted in the 35700 block of 82nd Street East about 12:05 a.m., according to Deputy Don Walker of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

According to the sheriff’s department, an argument broke out among the three roommates, and “the suspect retrieved a firearm and shot both the male and female victim.

Authorities did not identify the suspect, who remained at large Thursday afternoon.

The male victim died at the scene. The woman was hospitalized with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. The name of the dead man was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.

Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to contact Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives at (323) 890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.