Two people were shot to death during a private party at a lodge in the 1600 block of Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica at around 11 p.m. Saturday, March 5th.

Authorities have identified the victims as 25-year-old Hector Bonilla and 19-year-old Jonathan Hernandez, both from Santa Monica.

The shooting occurred after several people were involved in an argument, according to the Santa Monica Police Department.

A third person was shot and was taken to a local hospital. His condition is unknown.

Detectives are interviewing approximately 50 to 70 witnesses who attended the private party.

The suspects are described as two males of Hispanic origin, 18 to 20 years of age, wearing dark hooded sweatshirts.

Anyone having additional information is asked to call the Santa Monica Police Department Robbery-Homicide Unit, (310) 458-8451.

Callers who wish to remain anonymous may also call the We-Tip national hotline at (800) 78-CRIME (782-7463).

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