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1 dead, 2 badly hurt in South Los Angeles drive-by

January 2, 2012 |  6:19 pm


A drive-by shooting Monday afternoon in South Los Angeles left a teenager dead and two others, Southparkincluding a child, wounded, authorities said.

The shooting occurred near the corner of 46th Street and McKinley Avenue in the South Park section of South Los Angeles shortly before 3 p.m., said LAPD Officer Sara Faden.

A 19-year-old man was struck multiple times in the upper body and died at the scene. A 57-year-old man was shot in the shoulder, and an 11-year-old girl was shot in the foot. Both were taken to a hospital where they were listed in stable condition, Faden said.

Witnesses said the unknown suspect or suspects were in a gray sedan, Faden said.

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Map: Shows locations of 42 homicides in South Park reported by the L.A. County coroner between Jan. 1, 2007, and Dec. 24, 2011. Source: Homicide Report

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