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Man found slain in Harbor City

March 3, 2010 |  6:11 pm
A man was found dead in a Harbor City residence Wednesday in a case that detectives are investigating as a homicide, police said.

Harbor City Homicides The man, 47, had suffered head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene in the 1000 block of West 253rd Street, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The victim's name was not released.

Officers discovered the body after responding to a death investigation call shortly after 11:30 a.m., police said.

Since January 2007, at least 22 homicides have been reported within two miles of the crime scene, according to a Times database.

No additional details were available. Anyone with information is asked to call (877) LAPD-24-7.

--Robert J. Lopez

Photo: Red dots show homicides reported within two miles of crime scene since January 2007. Credit: Los Angeles Times Homicide Report.