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3 wounded in 2 separate shootings in Atwater Village

Three men were wounded in two separate but nearby shootings just north of Atwater Village on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011.

December 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Three men were wounded in two separate but nearby shootings just north of Atwater Village.

Both shootings took place late Saturday night.

In the first shooting, the gunman walked up to a man in the 4100 block of Chevy Chase Drive, shot him and ran off. The unidentified victim was transported to County-USC Medical Center. There was no word on his condition.

In the second shooting, a group of suspects walked into a house party nearby in the 4000 block of La Clede Avenue, fired shots into a group of people and took off.

Two men were wounded in the gunfire and they were transported to County-USC Medical Center for treatment.

Police do not have a motive for either shooting but say they are not related.

If you have any information about these shootings, you're urged to call the LAPD's Northeast Station at (213) 485-2563.

City News Service contributed to this report.