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One killed, another injured in South Los Angeles gas station shooting

July 5, 2010 |  1:36 pm
One man was killed and another was injured in an early Monday morning shooting at a gas station in South Los Angeles, police said.

Two men in their 20s had pulled into the Valero gas station at Western  and Vernon avenues when they were approached by two suspects and shot, said Los Angeles Police Department Det. Sean Hansen. One man, a 22-year-old, was pronounced dead at the scene and the other, 26, was shot in the arm and chest and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Hansen said.

The suspects fled the scene.

The police would not release the victims' names. Police are investigating the shooting and do not know whether it was gang-related.

-- Raja Abdulrahim