Man Dead and Teen Wounded in Drive-By Shooting

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A man was killed and a teenage boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Vermont Knolls area of South Los Angeles, authorities said today.

The shooting occurred just before 8 p.m. Sunday in front of 532 W. 82nd St., according to a desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department's Operations Center.

The man believed between 30- and 35-years-old and the 13-year-old boy were standing outside when gunshots were fired from a vehicle that pulled up in front of them, she said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene from his wounds, the officer said. The teen was taken to a hospital by paramedics and had stable vital signs.

A vehicle description was not available.

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