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Shooting in Pomona leaves 5 wounded, police say

March 14, 2010 | 12:37 pm
Three men and two women were wounded Saturday night after a gunman fired on an outdoor party in Pomona, authorities said. Two of the victims were seriously injured.

The five victims were in the courtyard of an apartment complex in the 880 block of South Buena Vista Avenue at about 11 p.m. when the gunman approached and fired, Pomona Police Sgt. Christian Hsu said in a statement.

Wounded in the shooting were Javier Acevedo, 31, and David Campos, 35, of Pomona; Jaime Arellano, 47, of Los Angeles; Diana Campos, 32, of Ontario; and Crystal Medrano, 24, of Claremont. The five victims were taken to local hospitals; it was not known which two were seriously hurt.

The gunman, who fled on foot, was described as a male Latino in his early 20s. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Dets. Andy Bebon or Mike Lange at (909) 620-2095, or the anonymous tip line at (909) 620-2085.

-- Corina Knoll