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Man Shot, Killed While Driving in East LA

EAST LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Police are searching for leads in the shooting death of a 22-year-old man as he sat in his car on Christmas morning.

Sheriff’s investigators believe the man was shot around 2 a.m. Tuesday while driving near the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Dittman Avenue.

The driver was shot multiple times and lost control of his car,  crashing into a light pole at the intersection. He died at the scene.

A woman inside the car at the time of the shooting was not injured.

No suspect information or motive for the shooting has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 890-3500 or anonymously through CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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