One Killed, Two Wounded in Pico-Union Shooting

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - One person was killed and two others wounded in a shooting in the Pico-Union area, authorities said this morning.

The shooting was reported about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of 17th Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

A preliminary investigation determined the suspect approached the three victims, pulled a gun and opened fire, striking each of the victims, police said.

One of the victims drove to a hospital and two others were taken to a hospital by paramedics. One of those taken to the hospital was pronounced dead, the department said.

A detailed description of the shooter and motive for the shooting were not immediately available.

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