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Woman Killed, Man Injured in Carson Party Shooting; Gunman Sought

One woman was killed and a man was injured when a gunman opened fire into a crowd outside a party in Carson on Saturday night, authorities said.

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A map of where a shooting take place in Carson. (Credit: Google Maps)

Homicide detectives were investigating the shooting, which occurred at 10:35 p.m. in the 19700 block of South Enslow Drive (map), according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The incident began when a fight broke out between several of the party-goers inside the location, deputies said. The fight moved outside to the street, where a man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots, the release stated.

A man and a woman were both struck by the gunfire, according to authorities. The female victim was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her identity has not yet been released.

The male victim was treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made.

Authorities were asking for the public’s help with the investigation. Anyone with information was urged to contact the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

Tips can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 800-222-8477, texting the letters “TIPLA” plus a tip to 274637, or by going to the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.