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The Latest: Fight at California funeral ends in killing

January 25, 2019 - 7:41 PM

COMPTON, Calif. - The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Compton funeral (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

Authorities are hunting for a gunman who killed a man and wounded two others at a Compton funeral.

It happened Friday afternoon outside New Holy Trinity Baptist Church.

Witnesses tell KABC-TV that an argument erupted between family members attending services for a relative who was brought there after dying in Louisiana.

Witnesses say the dispute spilled out into the back parking lot, where fists were thrown and then someone pulled a gun and began firing.

Three men were hit.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says one man died at the scene and two others are hospitalized in stable condition.

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4:11 p.m.

A fight at a Compton funeral has ended with a deadly shooting.

Authorities say one man was killed and two other people hurt Friday afternoon outside New Holy Trinity Baptist Church.

Witnesses tell KABC-TV that an argument erupted between family members attending services for a relative who was brought there after dying in Louisiana.

Witnesses say the dispute spilled out into the back parking lot, where fists were thrown and then someone pulled a gun and began firing. Two people were shot and third was hurt in a crash.

There's no immediate word on whether an arrest was made.

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