Two Killed, One Critically Wounded in Shooting at South Gate Bar

A shooting at a South Gate bar today left two men dead and a third critically wounded. South Gate police responded at 3:18 a.m. to the parking lot of the Leland R. Weaver Library at 4035 Tweedy Blvd., where they found a man shot dead, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Officers were then directed to a nearby bar on Tweedy Boulevard, entered the business and found two additional shooting victims. One man was pronounced dead at the scene. The other, a 41-year-old man, was taken to a hospital in critical condition.  Investigators believe some type of altercation in the rear parking lot of the bar triggered the gunfire.

¬†Detectives from the sheriffs’ Homicide Bureau are assisting the South Gate Police Department in the investigation. No suspect descriptions have been released. ¬†Anyone with information about the shootings 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 lacrimestop-pers.org.

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