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Suspect Armed With Rifle Guns Down Man In Front Of Barber Shop

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

WILMINGTON (CBSLA.com) — A man armed with a rifle gunned down a man standing in front of a Wilmington barber shop, according to police.

The incident, at 1613 N. Wilmington, occurred on Saturday about 8 a.m., said Los Angeles Police Sgt. Jerry Davila.

Witnesses reported seeing a dark-colored SUV fleeing the scene, Davila said.

Paramedics rushed the shooting victim to a hospital but he was pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Walter Jaminson.

Authorities urged anyone with information about the murder to  contact Harbor Area homicide investigators at (310) 726-7886 or (310) 726-7881.

(©2013 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.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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