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Two killed, one wounded in separate Pomona shootings

October 23, 2013|By Joseph Serna

Two people were killed in separate shootings overnight in Pomona, according to media reports.

In the first shooting, two men were injured, on fatally, just before midnight outside a home in the 1300 block of San Bernardino Avenue. One man was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was taken to a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, NBC4 reported.

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Their identities were not immediately available.

About two hours later and a couple of miles away, another person, also unidentified, was shot to death near East Holt Avenue and Paloma Drive, CBS Los Angeles reported.

The killings are the latest in a wave of violence not seen in Pomona in years. They mark at least the 22nd and 23rd in Pomona this year, according the L.A. Times' Homicide Report. There have been 132 homicides in Pomona since 2007.

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Joseph.serna@latimes.com

Twitter: @josephserna

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