A woman was hospitalized and a man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in what police called an attempted murder- suicide early Thursday at a Koreatown residence.
Officers responded to the 900 block of South Wilton Place at about 9:15 p.m. There were initially conflicting reports from LAPD stating that a woman had been found dead and they were searching for a shooter. However, as the investigation unfolded, the LAPD said a woman was taken to the hospital.
Officers arrived at the Wilton Place residence, knocked on the door, and then heard gunfire, according to LAPD West Bureau Homicide Lt. John Radtke.
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The officers found a female victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital in critical condition, Radtke said.
SWAT members entered the apartment and found a man they believe to be the gunman dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Radtke told NBC4.
LAPD is investigating this incident as a domestic violence case that turned into an attempted murder-suicide. They say both the victim and shooter lived at the home.