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Teen arrested in deadly Florence shooting

December 29, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
The Los Angeles Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a shooting in Florence.The shooting took place Monday in the 1100 block of East 78th Street.

Detectives say two males and one female, in a brown Chevrolet van pulled up next to two men around 12:30 p.m. That's when someone got out of the van and opened fire hitting one man in the upper body and killing him. The other man ran away.

Police arrested Leonel Beltran, 19, Tuesday.

They don't think the teenager is the shooter. The other two suspects are still on the loose. Beltran is being held on $ 1 million bail.

Anyone with information on this shooting, and the other two suspects still at large is asked to contact the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890- 5500.


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