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Two Women Shot Outside Highland Park Rec Center Were 'Innocent Bystanders'

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Two women got caught in the crossfire of a gang-related shooting just outside of Highland Park Recreation Center Wednesday night, police say.

The two women injured in the shooting were 18 and 21 years old, police told The Eastsider, and their injuries aren't life-threatening.

"They were just trying to enjoy themselves at the park," LAPD detective Larry Burcher told the Eastsider. "We believe they were innocent bystanders."

The shooting happened on the Piedmont Avenue side of the rec center where there are fields and a park. It's not far from the intersection of York Blvd. and Figueroa Street. No suspects are in custody.

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Here's what the scene looked like last night: