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Bicycle rider fatally shot in Pico Rivera

October 18, 2011 |  7:00 am

Map shows location of Tuesday's shooting in purple, as well as 19 other homicides, in red, since January 2007. Click here to learn more on the Times' interactive Homicide Report.
L.A. County sheriff's officials are investigating the fatal shooting early Tuesday of a man riding a bicycle in Pico Rivera.

Deputies from the Pico Rivera station responded to a report of shots fired at 1:25 a.m. on Harrell Street and Layman Avenue. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

There was no description of a suspect, and the motive was unknown.

Sheriff's officials asked anyone with information to call the Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

People with information who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting the letters TIPLA along with the information to CRIMES (274637), or by submitting a confidential tip online.

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Image: A map shows the location of Tuesday's shooting in purple, as well as 19 other homicides, in red, since January 2007. Credit: Los Angeles Times

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