Five people were hospitalized Wednesday morning in critical condition with injuries suffered in a shooting in the unincorporated Athens area near South Los Angeles.
Deputies responded to a shooting in the 11800 block of Berendo Avenue, near 119th Street, about 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
A total of five victims were taken to hospitals in critical condition, CBS2 reported. That report could not be immediately confirmed by the sheriff’s department.
Details of what led up to the shootings were not immediately available.
A description of the shooter was not immediately available.
The shooting was not immediately considered gang-related.
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