Fight at family party in Pomona; Man, 23, fatally shot. Photo via OnScene.TV.

A 23-year-old man was shot and killed when a fight at a family party in Pomona escalated into a shooting, a police sergeant said Saturday.

The fight broke out just before midnight Friday at a home on the 500 block of East McKinley Avenue, where someone pulled out a gun and shot Joseph Ellis Aguilar, said Pomona Police Sgt. Bert Sanchez.

Aguilar, a resident of Pomona, was rushed to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving, Sanchez said.

Pomona Police asked anyone with information regarding the fight and shooting to call them at (909) 620-2085.

—City News Service

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