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Man killed, 2 others wounded in shooting at house party near South Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES — Sheriff's officials say a man was shot and killed and two others were wounded when someone opened fire at a house party near South Los Angeles.

City News Service says deputies responding to reports of a loud party in the Westmont area discovered the shooting victims late Saturday.

Deputy Mike Barraza says a man shot in the upper torso was pronounced dead at the scene. A second man suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to a hospital. His condition was not immediately known. Barraza says a third man also suffered a gunshot wound, but refused medical treatment.

Detectives have not released a suspect description or a motive.

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