Two men dead and one wounded in shooting in South L.A.

Deputies investigate a shooting Wednesday night in the 1100 block of 68th Street.

Two men were killed and another wounded in a shooting Wednesday evening in South Los Angeles.

The shooting occurred about 7 p.m. in the 1100 block of 68th Street.

One man died at the scene and two others were taken to a hospital, where one of the men was pronounced dead. The condition of the other man was unknown.

Investigators have not released additional details.

A family member told KTLA that one of the men killed was a physics doctoral student at UC Irvine and had hoped to work for NASA.