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Man shot dead in Pomona

A 25-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday morning in front of a Pomona liquor store, a Los Angeles County coroner’s official said.

Officers responding to reports of a shooting victim in the 800 block of East Grand Avenue found the man suffering from multiple wounds about 3:50 a.m., the Pomona Police Department said.

The victim, who was not identified, was taken to County-USC Medical Center, where he died.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Pomona Police tip line at (909) 620-2085.

-- Corina Knoll

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If this man was shot in Pomona, why was he taken to a County-USC Medical Center 40 miles away? No wonder he died. How ridiculous is that?

Helen, the reason he was taken to County-USC is because they are a trauma center hospital. People that sustain certain injuries to certain parts of the body are required by paramedics to be taken to such facilities. For example, a gunshot wound to the torso can not be taken to any hospital. These policies are set forth by the Department of Health Services and must be adhered to by paramedics.

& also Helen... people who sustain such injuries are not "driven" there (40 miles away) they are mostly flown there by helecopter!!! Where are you from that you don't know what??? Just curious!!!


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