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South Los Angeles fatal shooting may be gang-related

A map indicates the location of a fatal shooting near Maple Avenue and 28th Street in South Los Angeles on Monday, July 29, 2013.
July 30, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is underway after a 26-year-old man was shot and killed following a confrontation with teenagers in South Los Angeles.

Police say the man was walking near Maple Avenue and 28th Street at about 9:40 p.m. Monday when he was confronted by two teens on bicycles. One of the teens opened fire, killing the man.

The identity of the victim was not immediately released.

Investigators believe the shooting may have been gang-related.

Detailed descriptions of the suspects were not available.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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