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Domestic dispute suspected in Boyle Heights double slaying

November 7, 2012 |  7:49 am

Approximate location of incident shown in black.

A family argument may be to blame for a shooting in Boyle Heights that left two people dead and a third in custody, Los Angeles police said Wednesday.

The shooting occurred about 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 3300 block of Hunter Street, said Officer Lyle Knight.  The suspect and one of the victims were brothers.

The identies of the two victims and of the suspect were not immediately released, Knight said. Hollenbeck Station detectives were continuing their investigation, Knight said.


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 Map: Approximate location of incident shown in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times Mapping L.A.