Man Killed, Another Wounded in Baldwin Park Shooting

One man died and another was wounded when gunfire broke out outside a Baldwin Park liquor store on Saturday afternoon, authorities said.

The shooting was reported about 6:20 p.m. near JNJ Liquor, 3216 Baldwin Park Blvd., just north of Francisquito Avenue.

“One male adult was pronounced dead at the scene. The second male victim was transported to a local hospital,” Deputy Erin Liu of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau said in a written statement. The Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau is assisting the Baldwin Park Police Department in the investigation.

No further information was released.

The shooting took place hours after an appearance at the store by rapper 50 Cent.

Anyone with information was urged to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.



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