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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Comments (2)
  1. CA562DUDE says:

    I dont wanna see a story from the the parents “CRYING” etc. if you dont know where you child is at 12:30AM you should not have any kids at all.. at 14yr Kid at that time should be HOME IN BED!!!!!!!

    1. P says:

      If he was related to you, would you say the same thing. Who knows what time it was, you cannot get information from a dead person? We have more cowards in this world than I care to know. Put down the guns and pick up a damn book.

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