Arrests Made After Man Killed, 3 Wounded in Carjacking, Series of Cross-City Shootings

A man and woman were arrested in connection with a carjacking and string of Los Angeles County shootings, including one that left a man dead and at least three people wounded Saturday, authorities said.

The carjacking and subsequent shootings spanned Pico Rivera, Whittier, La Mirada and Santa Fe Springs. 

The Coroner's Office identified 44-year-old Jose Sahagun of Norwalk as the victim Sunday.

A man and a woman connected to the final hotel shooting in Santa Fe Springs were taken into custody in a stolen car. They matched descriptions of the people involved in the first shooting, but it wasn't clear if they were suspects, authorities said.

The carjacking was reported about 2:15 p.m. in the Pico Rivera area, according to Deputy Ryan Rouzan of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

The carjacked vehicle was found abandoned at 6:30 p.m. at Amelia Mayberry Park, at Painter Avenue and Lakeland Road in unincorporated South Whittier.

The shooters were described as a man and a woman.

Someone in the car began shooting at people about 4 p.m. in Pico Rivera, sheriff's officials said. The exact location was not available. 

More shootings occurred in other locations.

One shooting occurred at about 4 p.m. at Santa Gertrudes Avenue and Alicante Road in La Mirada, where a man was wounded. He was taken to a hospital where he died, Rouzan said.

Sheriff's officials said at least four shooting victims were taken from multiple locations to hospitals for treatment, according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher. They are on the lookout for other possible victims.

A shooting at about 8 p.m. in Santa Fe Springs was also being investigated as related to the others. It was at the Budget Inn near the Santa Ana 5 Freeway and Carmenita Road, Deputy Kelvin Moody of the Sheriff's Information Bureau said.

A man and woman were taken into custody at 8:30 p.m. and were being held at Whittier Police Department.

There was no word if anyone was wounded in the final shooting. 

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