1 killed, 2 injured in shooting at West Athens house party

Authorities investigate a party in West Athens where one man was killed and two others wounded in a shooting on Saturday, July 11, 2015. (KABC)

One man was killed and two others injured after being shot while attending a house party in West Athens Saturday night.

Authorities responded to the 11100 block of South Berendo Avenue on reports of a loud party around 11:30 p.m.

When officers arrived, one man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Two other men were also suffering from gunshot wounds. One was taken to a nearby hospital in an unknown condition, while the other refused treatment.

An investigation is ongoing. No further information was immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous may contact "Crime Stoppers" at (800) 222-8477.
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