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Man on mini-bike slain in South L.A. shooting, LAPD says

November 16, 2011 |  9:14 pm

South L.A. homicides
Two men on mini-bikes in South Los Angeles were shot in an apparent gang-related attack that left one of them dead and the other wounded, police said Wednesday night.

The shooter was in a green Ford Taurus that pulled up to the bikers Wednesday afternoon near South Normandie Avenue and West 84th Street, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The victims were believed to be in their 20s. One died at a hospital and the other was in stable condition, the LAPD said.

Since January 2007, at least 188 homicides have been reported within two miles of Wednesday's slaying, according to the Times Homicide Report database.

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Graphic: Map shows homicides reported within two miles of killing scene.

Credit: Times Homicide Report

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