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UPDATE: One Dead, Two Wounded After Shooting in Venice

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UPDATE, 6:11 p.m.: L.A. Now reports that a second victim of the attack, which police say may be gang-related, has died.

Original post:
One person has been killed and two others wounded in a shooting at Penmar Park in Venice, reports the AP.The shooting took place at about 4:10 p.m. One victim died at the scene while the others were taken to a hospital. Their conditions are unclear, although FOX News suggests that they may be critical.

The reason for the shooting is unclear, and a suspect hasn't been taken in to custody yet.