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Southwest L.A.: Man shot dead in middle of street

November 6, 2008 |  7:36 pm

Carrington Henderson, a black man of unknown age, was killed shortly after midnight Saturday, Nov. 1, in the 21000 block of West 48th Street.

Henderson was standing in the street when two unidentified suspects in a mid-sized vehicle and a sport utility vehicle shot him multiple times. The suspects fled east on 48th Street, driving about two blocks before shooting at a group of individuals. No one was hit in the second shooting, police said. Henderson was taken to a hospital, where he died. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Southwest Division homicide Dets. Robert Lait and Vincent Carreon at (213) 485-1383.  After hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number (877) LAPD-24-7 or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with LAPD.

--Richard Winton