Man dies after being found with gunshot wound in Encino driveway; suspect in custody

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A suspect is in custody following a shooting that left a man dead in Encino Monday morning.

The shooting was reported shortly before 1:30 a.m. in the 18000 block of Green Meadow Drive, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson said.

Arriving officers found a white man down in the driveway with a gunshot wound.

The unidentified victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the spokesperson said.

Neighbor Jaden Douglas said he heard nine or 10 gunshots ring out.

A suspect, identified only as a male, was found inside the residence and taken into custody, according to the police department.

Douglas said the suspect and victim are related but that has not been confirmed by investigators.

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.

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