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One man dead, another wounded in South L.A. drive-by shooting

May 12, 2012 | 10:18 am

100 W 45th St, Los Angeles, CA 90037, USA - Search - Homicide Report - Los Angel_2012-05-12_09-58-39One man was killed and another wounded in a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles on Saturday morning, police said.

A late-model Honda pulled up about 6 a.m. and someone inside fired several shots at two men standing outside a residence on the 100 block of West 45th Street, LAPD Officer Norma Eisenman said.

One man was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at the hospital. The other victim, who was shot the leg, was in stable condition.

At least 202 slayings have been reported within two miles of the shooting since January 2007, according to the The Times Homicide Report database. Most died from gunshot wounds.


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