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Sunday, October 4, 2009

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33-Year-Old Man Shot and Killed in a Gang Related Shooting

Los Angeles: A 33-year-old man was gunned down on October 3, 2009, in a gang related shooting in Los Angeles.

At around 11:30 p.m., a patrol unit was dispatched to a shots fired radio call in the 4500 block of Clinton Avenue.  When the officers got to the scene, they found the lifeless body of Saul Ayala, suffering from several gunshot wounds.  Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Detectives are looking for two suspects described only males in a white vehicle.  

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Los Angeles Police Department Olympic Area Homicide Detectives at 213-382-9470.  After hours or on weekends, calls may directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD.  Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website www.lapdonline.org.  All tips will remain anonymous.