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LASD Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting Of 2 Men In Lancaster

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LANCASTER (CBSLA.com) — Officials Monday were investigating the fatal shooting of two men in Lancaster.

Los Angeles Sheriff’s detectives responded to a shooting which happened around 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the 44000 block of Hanstead Avenue.

Nicky Dwayne Packard, 33, was shot to death in Lancaster early Sunday morning. (credit: DMV)

Nicky Dwayne Packard, 33, was shot to death in Lancaster early Sunday morning. (credit: DMV)

Nicky Dewayne Packard, 33, and 22-year-old Michel Dewayne Sewell were with a group of men who had just left a party when an argument escalated into gunfire, officials said.

An unidentified suspect shot both men in the upper torsos. Packard and Sewell were pronounced dead at the scene.

No further details were released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sheriff’s homicide detectives at (323)890-5500.

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