12-year-old girl shot in the foot during birthday party in South Los Angeles

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A 12-year-old girl and a woman were injured during a shooting at a birthday party in South Los Angeles Sunday.

The shooting was reported just before 7 p.m. along the 1700 block of West 74th Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

A 12-year-old girl and a 37-year-old woman were shot during the incident. The girl was shot in the foot, while the woman suffered a gunshot wound to the torso, the Los Angeles Times reported. Both victims were listed in stable condition.

A preliminary investigation revealed two males drove up to the location, got out of their vehicle and fired shots.

The Times reported the shooting occurred during a birthday party at the location, citing information from freelance news photographer, who in turn cited City News Service.

Police described the shooting as being gang-related and indicated it remains under investigation.

No further details have been released.

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