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Man found shot to death in Los Angeles River

March 3, 2012 |  1:27 pm

Authorities are investigating the apparent murder of a man found shot to death Saturday in the Los Angeles River in South Gate, authorities said.

The victim was discovered about 10.20 a.m. in the L.A. River near Southern Avenue and Burtis Street, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Guillermina Saldana.

The death is being investigated by Sheriff’s homicide detectives, authorities said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call the L.A. County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.


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