Teen shot dead, 3 others hurt outside San Pedro house party

A 17-year-old boy was shot to death and three other people were wounded outside a house party in San Pedro, authorities said Sunday.

Joseph Saldana was standing in front a residence in the 1200 block of North Park Western Drive with three other people when the gunmen approached them on foot at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday and shot them, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

Saldana was pronounced dead at the scene. The other victims, all said to be in their early 20s, were rushed to a hospital, where they were listed in stable condition, according to the LAPD.

The suspect or suspects fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.

The motive for the shooting was not immediately clear.

Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to call the LAPD's Harbor station at 310-726-7700. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.