One person was killed in a shooting Friday night in front of a CVS Pharmacy in a busy Palms shopping center.
The shooting was reported just before 8 p.m. in the area of Sepulveda and National boulevards, according to a desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Station.
Reports from the scene indicated the victim died at the location and police were looking for two male suspects who fled the parking lot northbound in a dark-colored SUV.
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Investigators didn't let any employees or customers leave or enter the area. Customers had to abandon their vehicles at what was now considered a crime scene.
"I heard three shots, looked over my shoulder here at Vons," said one witness. "Didn't see any activity or anything moving. I was like, wait! That sounded like gunshots."