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3 dead, 4 wounded after shooting in California

Beverly Crest shooting; 3 victims were inside a car when shot

At least three people were killed and four others wounded in an overnight shooting in California, according to the Associated Press. 

Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Frank Preciado told the Associated Press that the incident took place just after 2:30 a.m. in Beverly Crest, an upscale neighborhood in L.A. near Beverly Hills. The three people killed, he said, were in a vehicle, while the four who were injured were standing outside. 

Police told CBS Los Angeles that the initial call came in as a report of "assault with a deadly weapon." 

According to CBS Los Angeles, all four people who were injured are reportedly in critical condition. Two of the injured people were able to drive themselves to a medical center, and upon their arrival paramedics transported them to a trauma care hospital. The two injured people who remained at the scene were taken to UCLA Medical Center by paramedics. 

No information about a suspect or possible motive has been reported. 

This is a breaking news story and will be updated. 

  • Los Angeles
  • Shooting
  • California

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