Man Fatally Shot in Chesterfield Square During Street Takeover

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Police Saturday are investigating the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man by a group of assailants during an illegal street takeover in the Chesterfield Square area of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Police officers responded at 11:57 p.m. Friday to the intersection of 54th Street and Manhattan Place, west of Western Avenue, where witnesses told them four men in a vehicle drove up to the victim, stopped and fired several shots at the man, an LAPD spokesman told City News Service.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics were called and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Police created a perimeter near the Western Avenue and 54th  Street as they searched for evidence.

The suspects drove away in an unknown direction. There was no suspect description.

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