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Pico-Union district fatal shooting investigation underway

Police respond to the area near 14th Street and South Union Avenue in the Pico Union area of Los Angeles following a fatal shooting Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.
November 7, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
An investigation is underway in the Pico Union area of Los Angeles after a 39-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday.

The incident occurred near 14th Street and South Union Avenue around 8:20 p.m.

Rampart officers responded to several calls of shots fired and found a shooting victim. Police say Atilio Benavides Anaya, 39, was shot several times and died at the scene.

Investigators say the shooting does not appear to be gang-related. The victim was not a gang member.

Anyone with information was urged to contact LAPD's Rampart Division at (213) 484-3400 or (877) LAPD-24-7.


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