WILMINGTON (CBS) — Authorities say gang members opened fire, wounding two people, at an anti-gang program at Wilmington Recreation Center early Thursday morning.
About 30-people were walking away from the Summer Night Lights program at 325 Neptune Avenue just after midnight when a man in a dark car opened fire on the recreation center.READ MORE: Fall Quarter Begins At UCLA, Bringing Students Back to Campus For First Time In More Than 18 Months
A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old girl were wounded and taken to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, police said. Their conditions were not immediately reported.READ MORE: Pfizer Vaccine Safe For Kids 5-11, Study Finds
The Summer Night Lights program was designed to reduce violence during the summer by keeping public parks open for gang-free activity, free food and programs.
Thursday’s shooting is the second at a Summer Night Lights event in as many weeks. A gang member was shot last Thursday by rival gang members in South Los Angeles during a Summer Night Lights event at Van Ness Park, Los Angeles police Sgt. Angela McGee said.MORE NEWS: ‘Ted Lasso,' ‘The Crown’ Win Big At Sunday's Emmys
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