Gang-Related Shooting in Willowbrook Leaves One Dead, Suspect At Large  


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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A man was killed in a gang-related shooting in the unincorporated Willowbrook area near South Los Angeles and a suspect was at large this morning.  

Deputies from the South Los Angeles Station responded at 4:40 p.m. Friday to a call of a gunshot victim in the 1900 block of West Imperial Highway, near Wilmington Avenue, and found the victim unresponsive in the street next to his car, according to Deputy James Nagao of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.  

The victim had sustained gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, Nagao said.  

A description of the suspect was not disclosed and a murder weapon has not been recovered.  

Anyone with information about this shooting was asked to call the sheriff's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.  

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.

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