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2 dead, 5 injured after gunfire erupts at Los Angeles park

Los Angeles Park Shooting
Posted at 11:19 AM, Jul 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-25 13:19:13-04

LOS ANGELES — Authorities in California said two people are dead and five others were wounded after a shooting erupted at a Los Angeles park amid a dispute over the weekend.

Los Angeles Police said the shooting happened Sunday around 3:50 p.m. at Peck Park in San Pedro.

In a tweet, the department said it wasn’t an active shooter situation and said there were no public safety concerns.

In a press conference, LAPD Capt. Kelly Muniz said there was a dispute of some kind before shots rang out.

Police are still investigating, and no one has been arrested concerning the shooting, USA Today reported.

The AP reported the identities of the victims, which included four men and three women, have not been released.

USA Today reported that five victims were still hospitalized Sunday night.

The AP reported that according to Councilman Joe Buscaino, an unpermitted car show hosted by gang members was going on when the shooting happened.