15-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot in Carson; Investigation Underway

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A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot Saturday afternoon in Carson, authorities said.

Few details were immediately available about the shooting, which the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said occurred shortly after 4:30 p.m. in the 23900 block of Avalon Boulevard.

The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene, the agency said in a news release.

LASD homicide detectives responded to the location and launched an investigation.

Anyone with information about the fatal incident was asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.