LANCASTER ( — Authorities Sunday said two men were fatally shot after leaving a house party in Lancaster.

The shooting occurred around 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the 44800 block of Hanstead Avenue.

Investigators say the victims were part of a group who had just left a party and were standing in front of a home down the street when an argument escalated.

“A verbal argument among the group turned into a physical altercation,” according to a statement issued by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Both men were shot multiple times in the upper torso. They died at the scene.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Homicide Detectives at (323) 890-5500.


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