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1 Man Dead, Another Wounded in Chino Shooting

One man died and another was wounded Tuesday evening when both were struck by gunfire in Chino, police said.

crime-scene tape filephoto

File photo of crime scene tape (credit: flickr/Tex Texin via Creative Commons)

Officers responded to a call reporting a shooting in the 12800 block of Benson Avenue (map), according to Lt. Wes Simmons of the Chino Police Department.

When the officers arrived, they found the two men suffering from gunshot wounds, Simmons said. Both victims were transported to a hospital, where one of them died.

An investigation was underway at the scene.

It was not immediately known if the incident was gang-related, police said.