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Lake Sammamish Park Reopens After Deadly Shooting

SEATTLE (AP) - Lake Sammamish State Park has reopened following a police investigation on a weekend shooting there that left two men dead.

State Parks spokeswoman Linda Burnett says the park opened at 6:30 a.m. Monday and operations are back to normal.

Authorities closed the park Sunday as investigators combed the area for evidence following Saturday's shooting. Two men died following a fight between two groups picnicking at the park.

King County Sheriff's Sgt. John Urquhart say a heated altercation led to people in the groups to pull out guns. Police say members of the group may have had gang affiliations, but investigators still don't know if that played a role in the violence.

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