Los Angeles: 3 people killed and a dozen injured after unidentified men opened fire in a restaurant in Los Angeles early Saturday morning.
According to witnesses, 3 people died on the spot and 12 others were injured in the shooting. The shooting incident occurred after an argument inside Dilly’s Kitchen, a Jamaican cafe.
3 armed started shooting, other patrons returned fire. Several residents were caught in the firing.
Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Frank Preciado said while talking to media, “It’s a bloody scene with shell casings everywhere.”
“When we got there, there were three people dead and people running everywhere,” he said.
A man and a woman apprehend in suspect after the shooting. However, Los Angeles Police Department stated that search for suspects is underway.
Exact motive of the incident is yet to be determined. A gun was also recovered at the scene.
At least 50 people were inside the diner in the 2900 block of Rimpau Boulevard at the time of the incident.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was notified regarding the incident, he said, “the latest example of a senseless gun violence epidemic that causes so much pain and sorrow in our city and across the nation.”