2 men killed in drive-up shooting in South Los Angeles; suspect at large

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A drive-up shooting in South Los Angeles left two men dead on Saturday, May 27, 2017, police said. (OnScene)

Two men were shot and killed Saturday evening in South Los Angeles by a suspect who fled the scene in a vehicle, authorities said.

The shooting was reported about 8 p.m. in the area of 77th and Main streets in the Florence neighborhood, according to a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson.

The shooter drove up to the victims, exited a blue sedan and opened fire before fleeing, said LAPD Lt. Ted Urena.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other was pronounced dead at a hospital, investigators said. Their identities were not immediately released.

Detailed descriptions of the suspect and vehicle were not available.

The motive for the shooting was under investigation.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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