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Man found fatally shot in car in Playa Vista

February 4, 2011 |  9:33 am

A man was found slumped behind the wheel of a car Friday morning in Playa Vista with a fatal gunshot wound, police said.

Los Angeles police homicide detectives went to the scene after the 7 a.m. discovery in the 5500 block of Margaret Avenue.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were being investigated, and the area was blocked off as a crime scene, police said.


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Photo: Los Angeles Police Department detectives look into a car at the scene of a homicide on the 5500 block of Margaret Avenue in Playa Vista. Credit: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times