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Two women wounded in San Pedro shooting; citizens arrest suspect

May 7, 2011 |  2:57 pm

A woman was taken into custody by citizens Saturday afternoon after she shot and wounded two other women during a dispute in San Pedro, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The shooting occurred about 12:40 p.m. near the intersection of Oliver and Centre streets, Officer Norma Eisenman said. Police found the two victims, ages 50 and 35, with gunshot wounds, but their injuries were not life threatening. Good Samaritans detained the suspect until police took her into custody, Eisenman said. The name of the female suspect was not immediately released.

Police are searching for a male friend of the suspect, who they said may have the weapon used in the shooting. The shooting was not gang-related, police said.

-- Ruben Vives