Man, 20, Fatally Shot In South Los Angeles

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A 20-year-old man was fatally shot shortly after 5 p.m. near Jefferson and Crenshaw boulevards in the Jefferson Park area, according to police.

Cleon Joseph of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section says two suspects approached the victim and shot him in the chest.

It is not clear if the suspects were on foot or in a vehicle, Joseph said.

The unidentified victim was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead.

(©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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.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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