Man Shot to Death on Hawthorne Street

HAWTHORNE (CNS) - A man was shot to death today on a street in Hawthorne and police were searching for his shooter.  

The attack took place about 1:30 p.m. in the 12700 block of Fonthill Avenue, Hawthorne Police Sgt. Chris Wiley said.  

The victim was found in the street with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his upper body, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.  

Paramedics took the victim to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Koerner said. His name has not yet been released.  

Detectives were canvassing the area to look for witnesses and surveillance video to aid in the investigation, he said.  

Anyone with information was asked to call homicide detectives at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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