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Shooting At Lancaster House Party Leaves Two People Dead
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are looking for a gunman following a shooting in Lancaster early Saturday morning that left two people dead, according to the Los Angeles Times.
At about 1:45 am, shots rang out in the 43000 block of 6th Street East in East Lancaster. When Sheriff's Department deputies responded to the call, they found two people—a man and a woman—dead in the street. Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau Lt. Derrick Alfred told KABC that investigators currently believe the shooting is the result of an argument at house party on the same street.
The two victims were both shot at least once, and were pronounced dead at the scene. Names have not been released, though officials describe the victims as in their late teens, or early 20s.
Investigators also say that shots struck another white vehicle with at least two occupants at the scene as well. Though the occupants were not hit by the gunfire, investigators believe the they were also potential targets of the shooter.
Little is known as to what caused the argument at this point, but Sheriff's detectives are continuing their investigation. Detectives have said they've located several witnesses who are working with investigators. However, as of Saturday morning, the gunman is still at large.
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