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Police seek person who fatally shot man in Mid-City

July 2, 2012 | 11:02 am

Approximate location of incident shown in purple, as well as 76 additional homicides within 2 miles since 2007.

Los Angeles police were searching Monday for the person who fatally shot a 50-year-old man on a Mid-City street Sunday night.

Vada Pinson Faniel was shot in the 5400 block of Apple Street shortly after 10:50 p.m. and died an hour later at a hospital, said Ed Winter, assistant chief of the coroner's department.

Faniel was found lying in the street, bleeding heavily, police said, adding that they do not have a description of the suspect at this time.


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Image: Approximate location of the incident is shown in purple, as well as 76 additional homicides within two miles since 2007. Credit: Los Angeles Times Homicide Report