1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting at West Covina House Party

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Officers with the West Covina Police Department respond to the scene of a fatal shooting that occurred on Aug. 12, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

At least one person was killed and another injured following a shooting at a West Covina house party, police said Saturday.

The shooting happened Friday night in the 800 block of East Michelle Avenue. Police were responding to the home about 10:15 p.m. following reports of loud music.

“When the first officers arrived on scene, they saw numerous partygoers running out of a residence reporting gunfire coming from the rear yard,” Officer Eddie Flores wrote in a news release.

One gunshot victim was transported to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center; the other was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to contact West Covina Police Department at 626-939-8500. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call 626-939-8688.