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2 dead and 5 injured in shooting in Yuma, Arizona


Police in Yuma, Arizona said two people were killed and five others were injured in a shooting on Saturday night.

Yuma Police officers responded to a shooting in the 3800 block of S. J Edward Drive at around 10:54 p.m., where seven victims, all male, were found with gunshot wounds. Two of the victims, 19 and 20 years old, were taken to Yuma Regional Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead. A third victim, a 16-year-old boy, was flown from Yuma Regional Medical Center to Phoenix for treatment of life-threatening injuries; and the other victims — a 15-year-old boy, a 16-year-old boy, an 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old man — all had non-life-threatening injuries.

As of Sunday evening, no suspects were in custody, and police said they will continue to investigate the incident, as well as a possible motive. Law enforcement asked anyone with information to come forward, adding that if any information leads to an arrest, a cash reward of up to $1,000 may be offered.

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