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Suspected gang-related shooting in Bell leaves 1 dead

Authorities Tuesday were investigating what is believed to be a gang-related shooting in Bell that left one man dead.

Several men in a vehicle began arguing with a male pedestrian about 2:40 p.m. in the 5000 block of Gage Avenue, said Deputy Guillermina Saldana of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

One of the men got out the vehicle and approached the pedestrian, who shot the first man twice in the torso.  The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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Wow I'm so confuse who shot who?

@BigWill -Yeah I don't blame you... it's not very clear!

But you can be sure a gang member shot another gang member...

Someone died, that's all I can see. How sad.

Does anyone know if they caught the shooter? So scarry especially cause that area is close to a school.

the person who got out of his Cadilac Escalade...and confronted the pedestrian...was the one that was shot and eventually died...I saw them loading him into the ambulance at about 3:00pm as I was driving by!!

His name was Juanito and he was 20 years old. He WAS a gang member BUT he wasn't born that way. I remember him when he was little and he had a smile that could brighten up a room like no other. Somewhere somehow his life took the wrong path and it's a shame because he could have done great things. All I know is he has a mother, father, and brothers who love him and are now mourning his death. RIP.


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