Two Killed, One Critically Wounded in Shooting at South Gate Bar – Los Angeles

Two men were shot to death at a South Gate bar on Saturday, and the third was critically wounded.

South Gate police responded to a call at 3:08 a.m. at the Leland R. Weaver Library, 4035 Tweedy Blvd. where they found a body of a man who had been shot and killed, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Officers were then directed towards a nearby bar on Tweedy Boulevard. Once inside, they found two more victims. One of the victims was later pronounced dead at the scene. The 41-year old man was taken to hospital in critical condition.

Investigators suspect that the gunfire was triggered by an altercation at the bar’s rear parking lot. South Gate police said that the incident is not gang-related and that they are looking for suspects.

South Gate Police Department and the sheriffs’ Homicide Bureau will be leading the investigation. No descriptions of suspects have been released.

Anyone with information on the shootings should call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau (323 890-5500). Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestop-pers.org.

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