Several injured as gunfire erupts at North Hollywood house party; two people detained

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA JUNE 10, 2018: Two young women sit next to the yellow crime tape on West Tiar
Two young women sit near crime tape on West Tiara Street in North Hollywood, where several people were shot at a house party. Two suspects have been taken into custody.
(Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)

Five people were shot and two others injured when gunfire erupted at a house party attended by about 100 people in North Hollywood early Sunday, Los Angeles police said.

Officers responded to a call about a loud party about 1 a.m. in the 12700 block of West Tiara Street, near the intersection of Coldwater Canyon Avenue and Oxnard Street, police said.

As officers arrived, people were running from the residence toward them as multiple gunshots were fired, Lt. Bob Toledo told KTLA-TV Channel 5.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA JUNE 10, 2018: Several young people ask LAPD officers if they can get back to
Residents stand outside the police tape after the North Hollywood shooting.
(Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times )

Two people were detained at the scene, Toledo said.

The incident may have been gang-related but the investigation is continuing, police said.

None of the victims was in critical condition, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. Five suffered gunshot wounds; two had other injuries incurred when people rushed out of the home.

Los Angeles police Det. Meghan Aguilar said bullet casings recovered at the scene were of several calibers, indicating there was probably more than one shooter.


NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA JUNE 10, 2018: LAPD Officer Moberg moves the yellow crime tape as a LAPD vehi
Los Angeles Police Officer Moberg moves crime tape to allow an LAPD vehicle closer to the crime scene.
(Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times )

Francine Orr contributed to this report.

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9:45 a.m.: This article was updated with new information from Los Angeles police.


4:40 a.m.: This article has been updated with information from Det. Aguilar.

This article was first published at 3:35 a.m.

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