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Teen and Man in 40s Die, Five Others Wounded in Willowbrook Shooting

Anyone with information on the attack was asked to call the LASD's homicide bureau at 323-890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800222-8477.

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Two people were killed and five others wounded in a shooting Sunday in the unincorporated Willowbrook area of Los Angeles.

The shooting happened about 3 p.m. in the 12200 block of Blakley Avenue, one block off Compton Avenue, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Tracy Koerner.

“This is really our village. It’s just heartbreaking somebody would come in and do something to our village," said Juanita Price, a neighbor.

A 17-year-old boy and a man about 40 years old died at the scene from gunshot wounds to their upper bodies, Koerner said. They were identified as 17-year-old Devin Pugh, from Downey, and 40-year-old Timothy Ford Sr., of Moreno Valley.

Neighbors say the party is a weekly gathering thrown by the "Ghetto Life" motorcycle club.

Five other people were hit by gunfire and were taken by paramedics to hospitals.

They were a man in his 50s and three men in their 40s, he said. A woman in her 40s took herself to a hospital. All wounds were not believed life threatening. A motive for the shootings was unknown.

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“As a community we’re tired, sick of it.. tired of losing out babies and friends babies tired of it.. innocent people,” Laquincy Zimmerman, a neighor.

Zimmerman says her 21 year old son Tony Hundley was shot in the leg as he stood in the doorway of his home - which is a few doors down from the house where the party was happening.

No suspect descriptions were available. Police believe there may have been more than one gunman who opened fire.

Anyone with information on the attack was asked to call the LASD's homicide bureau at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800- 222-TIPS (8477).

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