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A 17-year-old girl was shot in her left calf Sunday as she was gathered with several other people in a garage in South Los Angeles and two men were shot in Cypress Park in possible gang shootings, police said.

The first shooting happened about 6:50 p.m. in the area of Central Avenue and 49th Street, Los Angeles police Sgt. Paul Sanfellippo said.

Investigators believe a male suspect fired numerous rounds at the garage from across the street, striking the girl, he said.

The victim was taken to a hospital and was expected to recover, Sanfellippo said.

“She’s going to be fine,” he said.

The shooting was suspected to be gang-related because one of the people in the garage is an admitted gang member, Sanfellippo said.

A detailed description of the suspect, seen leaving the area with a female, was not immediately available, Sanfellippo said.

Elsewhere, two men in their 20s suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Cypress Park, police said.

The gunfire erupted about 6:50 p.m. near the intersection of Arroyo Seco and French avenues, Los Angeles police Sgt. Frank Gutierrez said.

The victims were walking on the sidewalk when they were shot and that one was struck in an arm, the other in the buttocks and both were taken to a hospital for treatment, Gutierrez said.

Witnesses said they heard gunshots and saw two men running from the scene, but descriptions of the suspects were not available, the sergeant said.

It was not immediately clear if the shooting was gang-related, he said.

— City News Service contributed to this story

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