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Man fatally shot in South Los Angeles

August 26, 2011 |  7:58 am

Hr A man in his 40s was shot to death early Friday in the Broadway-Manchester neighborhood of South Los Angeles, officials said.

The shooting took place about 1 a.m. near the intersection of East 87th and Wall streets, Los Angeles Police spokesman Richard French said.

The victim, whose name was not given, was found lying on a curb with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A male suspect was seen leaving the area in a four-door silver Nissan, French said. No other information was given.


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Image: Map shows location of Friday's shooting in purple, as well as 207 other homicides (in red) since January 2007. Credit: Homicide Report

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