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Man riding bicycle shot, killed in South LA

An investigation is underway after a gunman shot and killed a man riding his bicycle in South Los Angeles Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.
January 5, 2014 3:09:44 PM PST
Los Angeles police are seeking the public's help finding the gunman who shot and killed a man riding his bicycle in South Los Angeles Sunday.

Authorities say 46-year-old Don Jackson was riding his bike southbound on the west side of Main Street when a suspect approached him on foot near the 10000 block of South Main Street and began shooting at about 12:20 a.m.

A neighbor heard about six gunshots, and moments later, a passerby discovered the victim lying near the sidewalk. Jackson was rushed to a local hospital, where he later died.

A motive for the shooting has not been determined. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.


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