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Saturday, March 22, 2008

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23-Year-Old Man Dies In Gang-Related Shooting

Los Angeles: A 23-year-old man has died after being fatally shot in what police believe to be a gang-related shooting yesterday evening in South Los Angeles.

Just before 9:00 p.m., Larry Craig had left a home he visited in the 600 block of West 104th Street, when two unidentified men walked up to him near Denver Avenue. One of the men pulled out a handgun and opened fire on Craig, investigators said.

Craig was taken to Harbor UCLA Hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Police are searching for two suspects described only as male Black. They were last seen running southbound on Denver Avenue, wearing black hooded sweatshirts.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call South Bureau Homicide Detectives Sammy Marullo or Nathan Kouri at 213-485-1383. After hours and on weekends, please call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).