A teenager and a 26-year-old were under arrest for a party bus shooting over the weekend that took the life 23-year-old Travius Shearer and left a 19-yet-old in critical condition, police said.
The shocking attack on Sunset Boulevard near El Centro Avenue unfolded about 11:40 p.m. Friday as a party bus from Compton stopped at Gower Gulch shopping center near the Palladium so that some passengers could use the restroom, according to police and reports:
The victims might have been involved in a fight with the shooters, police said previously. Some reports indicated the fracas was gang-related.
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We called for detectives and asked a police spokeswoman about that but could get no further info.
The LAPD identified the 26-year-old suspect as Deondie Wilson of Lynwood. The 17-year-old was not ID'd because he is underage.
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Reports stated that passengers were reboarding when an argument erupted and several shots were fired. Police said Travius Shearer was struck and died at a hospital. An unidentified 19-year-old who was also hit was hospitalized in critical condition, cops said.
It all reportedly happened as a concert was letting out at the Palladium, leading to a tense, chaotic situation.
Detectives were still looking for witnesses, of which there appeared to be many. If you saw it call detectives at 213-382-9470.