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Pacoima man fatally shot in his front yard

March 17, 2010 12:15:45 AM PDT
A Pacoima man was gunned down in his front yard Monday night and police are asking for the public's help with finding the killer.Investigators say Jorge Rueda was hosting a small gathering at his home in the 11400 block of Magee Avenue. He was standing outside as his guests left when a gunman opened fire on the group from some distance away.

Rueda was hit, and rushed to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

LAPD detectives do not believe the shooting is gang related. They say they have found no motive for the violence.

Investigators are asking for help finding the shooter. Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call Foothill homicide detectives Eric Jones or Joshua Byers at (818)834-3115. After regular business hours, the contact number is 1-877- LAPD-24-7.


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