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Arcadia shooting leaves one dead

June 16, 2012 |  8:23 pm

Sheriff's detectives were investigating the shooting death of a man in an unincorporated area near Arcadia on Saturday.

The victim, who has not been identified, was fatally shot on the 5200 block of Tyler Avenue at about 11:40 a.m. 

Deputies responded to a report of a shooting and found the victim lying on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso, sheriff's officials said. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses reported seeing another man running from the scene, northbound on Tyler Avenue.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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