1 Dead, ‘Multiple’ Others Wounded In Wild Shootout, Large Fight In South LA

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  —  Authorities said at least one person was killed and “multiple” others wounded in a shooting in South Los Angeles Sunday.

Officials said shots rang out around 4:30 p.m. near West 59th Street and South Figueroa Street, according to Officer Bob Bermudez with the LAPD’s 77th Street Station.

One unidentified person was pronounced dead at the scene, Bermudez said.

Several others were wounded in the scuffle, and an unknown number of those people reportedly transported themselves to the hospital, he added.

“Victims complicate matters by taking themselves to the hospital, so we’re still trying to figure out which could be victims and which could be suspects,” Bermudez said.

Police could not say how many people were wounded in the attack or if it was gang-related.

Bermudez said officers were able to break up a large crowd that had gathered at the scene “without any major problems.”

“It was a volatile situation where we had people on the street, dead or shot, tempers were flying,” he said.

There was also a lot of  “pushing and shoving” when police arrived on scene.

No officers were seriously injured.

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