Man Shot, Killed in Maywood


MAYWOOD (CNS) - A man was shot to death at Riverfront Park in the unincorporated Maywood area, authorities said today.

The shooting occurred about 10:50 p.m. Monday in the 5000 block of Slauson Avenue, according to Deputy Maria Lucero of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

Deputies were summoned to an assault with a deadly weapon, gunshot victim, call, Lucero said.

“Upon their arrival paramedics were on scene treating the victim who was unresponsive and lying in the park, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso,'' she said. “The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.''

Homicide detectives were canvassing the area looking for witnesses as the investigation continued, Lucero said.

No suspect description or motive was provided.

Anyone with information was asked to call 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit tips online at www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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