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Man Fatally Shot Near Marijuana Dispensary In Leimert Park

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LEIMERT PARK (CBS) — A man in his 30s was found shot to death near a marijuana dispensary in the Leimert Park-area.

The shooting in the 4200 block of South Crenshaw Boulevard was reported to police about 10:10 a.m., said Los Angeles police officer Rosario Herrera.

According to Herrara, the victim was shot in the chest.

A watch commander at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southwest station said it not clear if the marijuana outlet was involved, adding that the shooting location is in a busy commercial district.

No other information was immediately made available.

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