Man fatally wounded in Carson shooting: Sheriff’s Department

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A man was fatally shot in Carson Friday afternoon, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced.

The shooting occurred at a retail center in the 21600 block of South Figueroa Street at about 4:40 p.m., according to the Sheriff’s Department.

A deputy patrolling the area heard shouts and saw the assailant approach two men, exchange words with them and fire six or seven shots at the victim, a 55-year-old man, and the other man, who was not injured.

The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds, according to the department, and he was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The shooter was taken into custody inside the shopping center, and a firearm was recovered at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. To provide information anonymously, call “Crime Stoppers” at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visit lacrimestoppers.org.

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