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Two men dead in shootings in Carson and Maywood

December 5, 2011 |  7:43 am

Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives are investigating fatal shootings in Carson and Maywood on Sunday.

The victim in Carson, an unidentified man, was found in the 400 block of West Gina Drive at about 4:35 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

In Maywood, an unidentified man was shot about 6:09 p.m. in the 3500 block of East 54th Street. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Sheriff's officials gave no further information.

Anyone with information about either shooting is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

To remain anonymous, call "Crime Stoppers" at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or text the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or use the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

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