Paramedics rushed three people to a trauma center with gunshot wounds after a shooting at a vigil in Whittier, authorities said Saturday.

Deputies responded at 11:23 p.m. Friday to Orange Drive and Lockheed Avenue east of the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway, where they found multiple gunshot victims, said Deputy Miguel Meza of the Los Angeles County Sheriffs’ Department.

Paramedics were dispatched to the location at 11:03 p.m. in response to a report of gunshots, and rushed three people to an area trauma center, according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher. The victims’ conditions were not immediately known.

No suspect information was released.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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