LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Two men were killed and a third was wounded in a shooting at a party in the Florence-Graham neighborhood of South Los Angeles in the early morning hours Monday.
May 31, 2021. (CBSLA)
The situation began at around 1 a.m. when L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a shooting at a party in the 6600 block of Makee Avenue.
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Deputies arrived on scene to find two men, ages 21 and 39, with gunshot wounds. Both were rushed to local hospitals, where the 39-year-old man died.
The 21-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to his legs and is expected to survive, the sheriff’s department said.
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Deputies later learned that a 23-year-old man also wounded in the same shooting had been taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The names of the two deceased men were not immediately released.
Investigators learned that just prior to the gunfire a white sedan had pulled up to the party and an argument had taken place.
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It’s unclear if the shooting was gang related, the sheriff’s department said. No arrests have been made and there was no description of the gunman.