Man Killed in Shooting Near Hawthorne

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HAWTHORNE (CNS) - A man was shot and killed in an unincorporated area bordering Hawthorne, authorities said Saturday.

Deputies were called at 6:56 p.m. on Friday to the 5100 block of 141st Street, between the San Diego (405)  Freeway and Inglewood Avenue, where they found the victim, a man about 55 to 60 years old, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body, the Sheriff's Information Bureau reported.

Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene.

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

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