South L.A. Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Wounded

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A shooting in the Vermont Vista neighborhood of South Los Angeles on Saturday left one man dead and three other people wounded, police said.

The incident happened about 4:20 p.m. in the 8800 block of South Figueroa Street (map), where one female and three male victims were struck by gunfire, said Sgt. John Gregozek of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southeast Division.

One of the victims, a 26-year-old man, died at the scene, according to Gregozek. Two of the injured — one male and one female — were transported to hospitals in unknown condition.

The fourth victim, a male who likely suffered a graze wound, was treated at the scene and released, the LAPD said.

Police described the shooter or shooters as one or two black men.

It was unknown whether the incident was gang related, Gregozek said.

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