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At least two people have been killed and eight injured in a New Year's Eve shooting in Los Angeles

At least two people have been killed and eight injured in a New Year's Eve shooting in Los Angeles

File photo of a Los Angeles police car (Europa Press/John Putman)

Shooting during an unauthorized New Year's party in Los Angeles, USA. At least two people died and eight were injured. The Los Angeles Police Department said the incident happened around 1 a.m. in the city's downtown area.

According to the chain ABC, the deceased died on the spot, while at least three injured were taken to hospital in different conditions. According to Lt. Adkins of the Los Angeles Police Department, most of the injured took themselves to hospitals. The identities of the deceased have not yet been released.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still unknown. Relatives of the victims arrived at the scene after seeing a disturbing video of the shooting on social media, and while police urged them to return to their homes and wait for a call, the anxiety was palpable.

So far, no arrests have been made and no suspects have been identified. Investigators do not believe the attack was gang-related, but they have not completely ruled out the possibility.

Los Angeles police are trying to gather information to help them understand what led to the shooting and identify those responsible. Meanwhile, the community remains vigilant and awaits answers to this tragic start to the year.

Los Angeles officials are urging the public to come forward with any information that may be helpful in connection with the active investigation. They have issued a special call to Detective Justin Howarth at (213) 996-4143 to share relevant details. A preference is highlighted for those who wish to keep their identity anonymous; You can contact LA Regional Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or through their website. www.lacrimestoppers.org. [Información proporcionada por las autoridades locales]

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