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Voters Diverted From LA County Polling Places After Shooting Nearby

This post was updated at 8:30 p.m. ET.

A gunman opened fire near two polling locations in Los Angeles County, killing one person and injuring three, authorities said.

The circumstances of the incident were unclear, but the Los Angeles Times quoted an unnamed law enforcement official as saying one of the victims was on the way to vote. The Azusa Police Department said two of the three shooting victims were in critical condition.

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