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Monday, December 10, 2007

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Man Killed in Drive by Shooting

Los Angeles: A man was shot and killed Sunday evening in Tujunga in what police said was a drive-by shooting.

At about 7:45 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 10100 block of Samoa Avenue, and found a 21-year-old man whose name is being withheld until his family has been notified, dead from a gunshot wound.

Witnesses told police that the victim was gunned down during a drive-by shooting, but was unable to give a suspect or vehicle description.

The motive for the shooting is unclear and police have few leads.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Foothill Homicide Detectives Margaret Brownell or Jose Martinez at 818-834-3115. During off-hours or on weekends, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).


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