Man killed at NYE party

HAWTHORNE - One man was fatally shot and three others wounded at a New Year's Eve house party in Hawthorne.More than 40 people were at the party on the 13500 block of Cerise Avenue when shots rang out shortly after 1 a.m. Hawthorne police officers stopped a vehicle that was speeding from the scene and discovered the driver was taking a victim to a hospital. The victim died at the hospital. Another gunshot victim was also driven to the hospital by a friend. Two gunshot victims remained at the party and were taken to area hospitals by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. Authorities did not release information on a suspect or motive.

********** Published: January 3, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 38