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Boy, 14, Killed In Drive-By Shooting Near South LA

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gunshots fired from a car have killed a 14-year-old boy near South Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says the boy was walking at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday in the unincorporated Westmont area when he passed a car stopped in the street.

Witnesses told authorities that shots rang out from the passenger side of the car as the boy walked by. The car then drove off.

Deputies found the wounded boy on the sidewalk. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

No arrests have been made and a motive for the attack is under investigation.

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