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Monday, October 29, 2007

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Shooting Leaves One Dead, Another Critically Injured

Los Angeles: A 26-year-old man was killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting.

On Sunday, October 28, 2007, at around 3:40 a.m., Juan Jose Urbina-Castellon and a friend were driving in the 600 block of West Opp Street in the city of Wilmington. Unknown suspects fired numerous shots into the vehicle and the victim died at scene. The friend was transported to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Detectives Weber and Rodriguez, Harbor Area Homicide, are handling the investigation and may be reached at 310-513-7024. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).