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Police Shoot One And Arrest 10 Others At A Party In South L.A.

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One person was injured and 10 were arrested following a shootout with police at a party in South L.A. on Sunday.

The incident occurred at a house party near 99th and Hoover streets at about 10:35 p.m. on Sunday night, NBC4 reports. About 30 people attended the South L.A. party, which witnesses said was a memorial held in response to a shooting that had occurred at a party in Carson the previous night.

The event on Saturday was an adult pajama party held in a warehouse in the 100 block of West Victoria Street East in Carson, where about 80 to 100 guests paid a cover to attend, according to KCAL 9. Gunfire broke out outside the party at about 11:30 p.m. Davion Gregory, 24, was shot and killed, and two other men were wounded.

Sgt. James Linder described the South L.A. party as a "gang party," City News Service reports. Police say that as they approached a gathering of people in front of a home, several people fled and one man allegedly shot at officers. Officers fired back, striking the suspected shooter in the right shoulder. No police officers were wounded.

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Police detained about 30 people using a Metro bus, KTLA reports. LAPD Officer Aareon Jefferson told LAist that in total, 10 people were arrested, including the man who was shot in the shoulder, and that a weapon was recovered from the scene.