Authorities ID Boy Killed in Lawndale Shooting; Investigation Continuing

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LAWNDALE (CNS) - Authorities today identified a 15-year-old boy who was fatally shot in Lawndale, and detectives continued their investigation into the killing.

The shooting occurred about 1:20 p.m. Monday in the 4700 block of 167th Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Samuel Enriquez of Lawndale died at a hospital, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office and the sheriff's department.

No suspect description was released, and no arrests have been reported, according to the sheriff's department.

Anyone with information on the 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

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