LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Two men were killed and a third was wounded in a shooting at a party in the Florence-Graham neighborhood of South Los Angeles in the early morning hours Monday.
The situation began at around 1 a.m. when L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a shooting at a party in the 6600 block of Makee Avenue.READ MORE: GoFundMe Set Up For Tomas Mejia, Security Guard Fatally Stabbed At Park La Brea Apartments
Deputies arrived on scene to find two men, ages 21 and 39, with gunshot wounds. Both were rushed to local hospitals, where the 39-year-old man died.
The 21-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to his legs and is expected to survive, the sheriff’s department said.READ MORE: United Teachers LA Vote In Favor Of Agreement With LAUSD For Physical Return To 2021-2022 School Year
Deputies later learned that a 23-year-old man also wounded in the same shooting had been taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The names of the two deceased men were not immediately released.
Investigators learned that just prior to the gunfire a white sedan had pulled up to the party and an argument had taken place.MORE NEWS: Suspected Car Thief In Custody After Pursuit Ends In North Hollywood
It’s unclear if the shooting was gang related, the sheriff’s department said. No arrests have been made and there was no description of the gunman.