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County IN BRIEF : LOS ANGELES : Man Killed, Youths Hurt in Shooting

From Times staff and Wire reports

One man was killed and two youths were wounded early Monday as they left a South Los Angeles residence in what police believe was a gang-related shooting, sheriff’s deputies said. Police said all three victims--who are believed to be gang members--were leaving a house in the 8700 block of Fir Avenue at 4:30 a.m. when a rival gang member opened fire. A 25-year-old was shot twice in the chest and died at the scene. His name was not immediately released pending notification of his relatives. The other two victims, both juveniles, were also shot in the chest. They were taken to Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center.


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