Two Killed After Botched Drug Deal in Tarzana

Two people were fatally shot in Tarzana after a possible drug deal in Tarzana Thursday afternoon, police said.

The victims were found just before 4 p.m. in the 6100 block of Corbin
Avenue, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Tony Im.

One victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was taken to a hospital, Im said. The second victim later died at the hospital, police said.

"Something happened at that transaction, an altercation and shooting occurred. The suspects began chasing the victims,'' said LAPD Detective Richard Wheeler.

"The suspects fired additional shots into that car and then reached it, and removed money, got back in his vehicle and fled the location."

No arrests had been made in connection with the shooting.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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