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BALDWIN PARK (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was assisting local police early Friday in the shooting death of a young man.

The shooting was reported around 1:15 a.m. at the intersection of Los Angeles Street and Merced Avenue in Baldwin Park, according to the LASD.

“Police officers rolled to the location. They found a male Hispanic, about 20 years old, who had been wounded by gunfire,” Lt. Mike Rosson, of the LASD said.

The victim, who was a resident of Baldwin Park, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no witnesses to the shooting, which police believe was gang-related.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.


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