Authorities ID Man Killed in Gardena Shooting

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GARDENA (CNS) - A man who was killed in a shooting in the Gardena area was identified today.  

The shooting was reported about 1:20 p.m. Sunday in the 15600 block of South Avalon Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.  

Deontae Charles Jones, 28, died at the scene, the Los Angeles County coroner's office reported.  

A motive for the shooting was unknown. No suspect information was available.  

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call the LASD's homicide unit at 323-890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222- 8477.

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