US gunman fires on eaters, kills 1
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US gunman fires on eaters, kills 1

Authorities say a man with a rifle opened fire on a group of people eating at a Los Angeles-area taco truck, killing a 59-year-old man and wounding five other people.

world Updated: Apr 30, 2009 22:09 IST
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Authorities say a man with a rifle opened fire on a group of people eating at a Los Angeles-area taco truck, killing a 59-year-old man and wounding five other people.

Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Byron Ward says the shooting occurred on Wednesday night in Lennox, an unincorporated area near Los Angeles International Airport.

Ward says one victim died at the scene and the others were taken to hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to serious. Among the wounded were two men, a woman and two boys _ one 12 years old.

Authorities are searching for the gunman.

First Published: Apr 30, 2009 22:06 IST