El Segundo

1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized in Hawthorne Barbershop Shooting

A deadly shooting in Hawthorne left a father of four dead and another man hurt, closing the shopping center for the night on Saturday.

Investigators believe gunshots rang out inside and outside of the Updeh Cutz barbershop at Crenshaw and El Segundo boulevards at 4 p.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

A man was killed in the shooting, Hawthorne police said.

The man's family identified him as a Raymond "Ray" Arnold, a father of four children from Watts in his 30s.

The other victim was only identified as a 29-year-old man. He was taken to the hospital for his injuries and was undergoing surgery. He was expected to live. 

The El Segundo Crenshaw Shopping Center in the 12800 block of Crenshaw Boulevard was closed for the evening, police said at 7 p.m.

A gun was recovered from the scene, and police were looking for the shooters.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was assisting in the investigation.

A shooting had occurred a week before at the same location, investigators said.

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