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Authorities investigating fatal shooting in South Gate

August 25, 2012 | 10:24 am

Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators were sent to the city of South Gate shortly after midnight Saturday after the shooting death of a man, authorities said.

Deputy Guillermina Saldana said the victim, whose identity has yet to be released, was reported mortally wounded in the 6100 block of Nevada Avenue about 12:40 a.m. He was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead, she said.

Saldana said she did not have information about the circumstances of the shooting, including the motive or possible suspect information.


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