Authorities Thursday identified the two men killed in a shooting at a San Pedro park that left six other people injured.
The shooting at Peck Park, 560 Western Ave., was reported at 3:50 p.m. Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Paramedics transported three men and four women for hospital treatment, including Tashman Williams 31, and Carlyle Phillips, 29, who died of their injuries, police said.
Another injured man was taken to a hospital in a private vehicle, police said. All six survivors were hospitalized in stable condition, police said.
The LAPD went on a citywide tactical alert after the shooting. The entire park was being treated as a crime scene and was closed for the investigation.
“Multiple guns were discovered at the location and recovered by police as evidence,” police said in a statement late Monday morning. “There is no further description on the firearms as the investigation is still active. There are no suspects in custody and no suspect information.”
ABC7 reported the incident began with a dispute between two people near a baseball field in the park.
According to the Los Angeles Times, there were about 500 people in the park at the time of the violence. A softball game was underway and a car show had drawn crowds, but it was not immediately clear if either event was connected to the shooting.
LAPD Capt. Adrian Gonzalez told KTLA 5 that the shooting began as an altercation between two people who decided to meet at the park to settle their dispute.
“It was a couple of individuals that we have identified who had a dispute and they decided to bring it to the park on Sunday afternoon to settle their dispute, which turned into the shooting,” Gonzalez said during a Tuesday town hall meeting in San Pedro.
Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call LAPD’s South Bureau Homicide Division at 323-786-5113; 877-LAPD-247; or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Tipsters may also use the website www.lacrimestoppers.org.
Tashman Williams 31 Carlyle Phillips 29