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One teen killed, one injured in Maywood shooting [Updated]

January 16, 2010 | 11:12 am

A shooting in Maywood on Friday night left a 17-year-old boy dead and a 15-year-old wounded, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

The teens were attending a party in the 5500 block of Gifford Avenue and were standing on the sidewalk about 9:45 p.m. when they were shot by an unknown number of suspects, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Department.

[Updated at 5:10 p.m.: The two victims were taken to hospitals, where Bryan Barraza was pronounced dead less than an hour later. The second teen is recovering from his wound, the statement said.]

The shooting is being investigated as gang-related, investigators said.

--Ruben Vives

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