Man Shot, Drives to Police Station, Dies at Hospital

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A man who was shot and wounded outside a liquor store in the Florence area of Los Angeles drove himself to a nearby police station, was taken to a hospital by paramedics and later died, authorities said today.

The shooting occurred about 10:50 p.m. Sunday at 7217 South Broadway, according to Officer F. Gonzalez of the Los Angeles Police Department's Operations Center.

The man, about 55 years old, “was standing in the area when he realized he'd been shot,” Gonzalez said.

The victim drove himself to the nearby 77th Street police station and Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics were summoned to take him to a hospital, Gonzalez said.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital, the officer said.

The victim was unable to provide police with any suspect information, he said.

Homicide detectives were left to process evidence at the shooting scene and the police station and look for surveillance video, Gonzalez said.

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