Man Shot To Death Near Florence-Firestone Area of L.A. County

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A man, approximately 45 to 50 years old, was shot to death in the unincorporated area of Florence-Firestone, west of South Gate, authorities said Saturday.

The shooting was reported at approximately 8:14 p.m. Friday. Deputies responded to the 1500 block of East 88th Street, west of Compton Avenue, where they found the man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper torso, the Sheriff's Information Bureau reported.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with any information on this shooting was asked 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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