MAR VISTA (   —  Detectives with the LAPD’s Pacific area are investigating a fatal shooting of a man Saturday morning.

Officers were called to the 6400 block of Purdue Avenue about 10:47 a.m.

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When officers arrived they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

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A suspect was taken into custody.

Authorities believe the homicide was the result of a dispute.

An investigation is ongoing.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call West Bureau Homicide investigators at (213) 382-9470.