Man Fatally Shot in South Gate Identified

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SOUTH GATE (CNS) - A 42-year-old man who was shot and killed in South Gate has been identified, authorities said Saturday.

The Los Angeles County Coroner's office identified Lorenzo Casas as the victim of the shooting.

Officers from the South Gate Police Department responded at 7 p.m. Thursday to the 10000 block of Pinehurst Avenue, one block west of Atlantic Avenue, regarding a welfare check and found a man lying on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds in the torso area, said the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

Casas was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no suspect or suspect vehicle information.

Anyone with information about this shooting was asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous call can be made to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or

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