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Police Hunt Suspect, Murder Victim’s Vehicle In Angeles National Forest Shooting

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(Credit: CBS)

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The killer of a man in the Angeles National Forest remained at large Friday as detectives also began a search for the victim’s vehicle.

A passerby discovered the male victim lying on the side of the road at Chantry Flats Campground around 5:40 p.m. Thursday, said Deputy Mark Pope of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

The victim, wounded from a gunshot to the upper body, was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead, Pope said.

The victim’s vehicle is a silver four-door 1993 BMW 740 with California license plate 3XKB366.

Authorities urged anyone with information regarding the shooting to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.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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