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1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Church Parking Lot Shooting

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     1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Church Parking Lot Shooting
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    Two people were shot in the parking lot of a North Hills church on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

    One person was killed and another injured in what police called a "gang-on-gang" shooting at a San Fernando Valley church parking lot Thursday night, police said.

    The shooting was reported about 9:50 p.m. near Rayen Street and Sepulveda Boulevard in North Hills, Los Angeles police said. The deceased victim was identified as a 24-year-old man. The injured victim was 16 years old, according to a police statement.

    Gang members approached "two rivals" eating at a food truck near the church and attacked the teen, witnesses told police. A third attacker "led the 24-year-old victim a few yards away" and shot him, police said.

    The 16-year-old victim suffered a graze wound to the leg.

    Police were searching for the three attackers who left in a gray minivan.

    Law enforcement agents plan to increase patrols in the area over the next few days.

    NBC4's Jonathan Lloyd contributed to this report.