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1 dead, 1 hurt in Hawthorne shooting

July 31, 2011 |  8:13 pm

Hrrrrr Authorities are searching for at least one suspect in a Sunday afternoon shooting in Hawthorne that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

Two men were sitting inside a vehicle in the 13500 block of Doty Avenue, about a block from Zela Davis Park,  when at least one person approached them and started shooting shortly after 1 p.m., said Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Deputy Benjamin Grubb.

One of the men in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other was taken to the hospital in critical condition, Grubb said.

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Image: Map shows location of Sunday's shooting in purple, as well as 44 other homicides (in red) since January 2007. Credit: Homicide Report

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