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Double homicide in Glassell Park

September 26, 2010 |  4:24 pm

Los Angeles police were searching Sunday for suspects in a suspected gang-related shooting in Glassell Park in which two brothers were killed and a third man was wounded.

Jose Martinez, 24, and Samuel Martinez, 20, were killed at about 12:50 a.m. Saturday in the 2900 block of Division Street, near San Fernando Road. Both sustained single wounds and died at the scene.

Marvin Gonzalez, 19, also received a gunshot wound and was in critical condition at a local hospital. 

The men were heading to a liquor store when they were approached by several suspects who asked about their gang affiliations. Apparently not satisfied with the answers, the suspects opened fire, said Sgt. Gregory Whortan of Los Angeles Police Department's Northeast Division.  Police said the victims were not gang members.

Anyone with information was asked to call Northeast homicide detectives: (213) 847-4261.

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