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1 Killed, 8 Wounded In Shooting At South LA Party

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — One person was killed and eight others were wounded when shots were fired at a party in South Los Angeles.

Los Angeles police received a call of shots heard in the 200 block of West 47th Street about 11:45 p.m. Friday and rushed to the scene. Upon arrival, they found 19-year-old Devon Hakilmy of Los Angeles and eight other gunshot victims.

Hakilmy was pronounced dead a short time later and the other eight were taken to local hospitals where three were listed as critical.

Police and firefighters set up a command post at Broadway and 47th Street and sealed off the area in search of the shooter (s), but no arrests have been made.

It’s still unknown if the deadly attack was gang-related.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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