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Boy Fatally Shot, Another Wounded In Westmont

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WESTMONT (CBS) — Two boys were shot, one fatally, in the Westmont area Sunday, according to authorities.

The shooting was reported about 10:20 a.m. in the 1700 block of 105th
Street near Western Avenue, Deputy Benjamin Grubb of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau said.

Both boys were taken to a hospital where one victim was pronounced dead, Grubb said.

The second boy was treated for his injuries but his condition was unknown, Grubb said.

The motive was also unknown.

Sheriff’s deputies urged anyone with information about this fatal shooting to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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