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Man shot dead while pumping gas in Thermal

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

November 13, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A man fatally shot another man who was pumping gasoline at the Apple Market along Highway 111 in Thermal on Friday.The shooting occurred around 5 p.m. at 56491 Highway 111. The victim was an unidentified 47-year-old Hispanic man who was putting gas in his car when he was shot.

Riverside County Sheriff's Department described the suspect as a medium-built Hispanic man around 5 feet 7 inches tall and ranging from 29 to 33 years old. He has short hair with a receding hairline.

Authorities said he was last seen driving a dark, mid-sized sedan with tinted windows.

City News Service contributed to this report.