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19-year-old in critical condition after South LA drive-by shooting

A 19-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot 15 times in a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

June 27, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A drive-by shooting wounded a 19-year-old man in South Los Angeles, leaving him in critical condition.

The shooting occurred Sunday afternoon near 47th Street. Relatives of the victim, identified as Richard Thomas, said he was struck 15 times.

Neighbors said Thomas was not a gang member.

There was no word on what led to the shooting.

Police said they were looking for two suspects who got away in a white Dodge Charger with tinted windows.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you're urged to call (877) LAPD-24-7 or (877) 527-3247.

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