SOUTH LOS ANGELES ( — Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a South Los Angeles taco vendor.

Investigators say 29-year-old Alvaro Mata-Rico of Bell Gardens was working at his stand on East 51st Street and McKinley Avenue when he was gunned down shortly after 11 p.m. Friday.

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Three suspects shot him in what investigators believe was a robbery attempt, a LAPD spokesperson stated Tuesday. Mata-Rico was pronounced dead at the scene.

The names of the suspects arrested are expected to be released at a press conference Wednesday.

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