Sheriff's Lancaster Station
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Lancaster Station. Courtesy LASD

Two men were hospitalized Sunday morning for treatment of wounds suffered in a shooting at a quinceanera they were attending in Lancaster.

The shooting was reported at 12:45 a.m. in the 6500 block of East Avenue K, according to Lt. Michael Prottung of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.

“The suspect got into an argument with a partygoer, left and returned with a handgun, then shot the person he was arguing with and another person who tried to intervene,” Prottung said.

The suspect fled in a gray car, he said. He was described as a Black man in his 20s with dreadlocks.

A quinceanera celebrates a 15-year-old girl’s symbolic entrance into womanhood.

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