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One man killed, another injured in South L.A. shooting

May 23, 2009 | 10:13 pm

One man was killed and another injured in a shooting in South Los Angeles this afternoon, police said.

The shooting occurred shortly before 5 p.m. at the intersection of Manchester Boulevard and Normandie Avenue, said Sgt. Mike Flanagan of the Los Angeles Police Department. Two men were standing outside a doughnut shop when two gunman walked up and shot them, he said.

Both victims were taken to a hospital. One man, who was shot in the chest, later died from his injuries. The other, who was shot in the back, was listed in stable condition, Flanagan said.

Witnesses told police that the gunmen got into a car and fled the scene. No other details were immediately available.

--Victoria Kim

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