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Shooting at Artesia Graduation Party Leaves One Dead

By Brian Hews

One man was killed and two others were hurt at an Artesia graduation celebration.

Four people hit a back yard graduation party in Artesia Saturday night and opened fire killing one man and wounding two L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputies said.

The shooting occurred about 10 PM in the 18000 block of Alburtis Avenue.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene and two other men were taken to a hospital with injuries.

Detectives are still investigating whether anyone at the party knew the men who opened fire. All three of the gunshot victims were attending the party.