Gunfire in West Hollywood neighborhood leaves 4 wounded

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Detectives are searching for two people involved in a shooting that left four others wounded in a West Hollywood neighborhood Friday morning.

The incident occurred about 4:15 a.m. near the intersection of Fountain Avenue and North Olive Drive, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Miles said.

The shooting took place following an altercation between a group of men, Miles said.

No details about what prompted the altercation were immediately available.

Arriving deputies found three males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, the Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release.

Video showed paramedics at the scene treating the wounded victims, some of whom were sitting up and talking.

Authorities later found a fourth person on a nearby side street who was also suffering from a gunshot wound, the news releases stated.

All four of the wounded were taken to a local hospital in unknown condition.

A red Jeep with one of its doors open could be seen behind a line of police tape, which closed off the area to the public during the investigation.

Authorities are searching for two males the Sheriff’s Department described as suspects in the shooting.

No further description of the shooters or any vehicle that may have been involved in the incident was available.

There was also no word on whether the shooting was gang related.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 310-855-8850. Those who prefer to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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