Man Killed, Child Wounded in La Habra Shooting

A man was killed and a child wounded Thursday near a park in La Habra.

The shooting was reported about 2:50 p.m. near El Centro Park, which is in the 300 block of East Erna Avenue, according to La Habra police.

Arriving officers found a man in his mid-30s with a gunshot wound to his body and a juvenile with a gunshot wound to a foot, police said.

Both were taken to hospitals and the man was later pronounced dead, police said.

The age and gender of the juvenile were not immediately available.

Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting was urged to call La Habra police investigators at (562) 383-4300.

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