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Fatal gunshot victim found in East L.A. alley

December 4, 2011 | 10:48 am

Sheriff's deputies responding to a call about an assault with a deadly weapon in East Los Angeles late Saturday found the body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds in an alley off Olympic Boulevard, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department said.

The man, who was not identified, was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives investigating the crime scene in the 5000 block of Olympic Boulevard reported no immediate information on a potential suspect, said Detective Sgt. Luis Núñez.

The Sheriff's Department asked that anyone with information about the incident contact the homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at (800) 222-8477.

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