A shootout between two groups of people and police in a South Los Angeles neighborhood ended with two hospitalized and three others under arrest.
The shooting between the two groups began at about midnight in the Broadway-Manchester area of South Los Angeles. Details about what led to the gunfire were not immediately available.
Two people were wounded and three others were in custody.
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Police heard gunshots in the area of Manchester Avenue and Broadway shortly after midnight and moved in to investigate, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The officers encountered a shootout between two groups at the location, at which point police opened fire, the LAPD said.
Officers then chase a vehicle with three people inside who were sought in the shooting During the chase, two people ran from the vehicle and were quickly arrested.
The driver kept going until a crash in the area of Slauson Avenue and San Pedro Street, where the driver was taken into custody, the department said.
Two people were taken to a hospital in unknown condition for treatment of gunshot wounds sustained in the post-midnight shooting, police said.
No officers were hurt.