62-year-old homeless man fatally shot in Sun Valley: LAPD

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A 62-year-old homeless man was shot and killed in Sun Valley Sunday morning, police said.

The shooting was reported about 11:12 a.m., when police were called to the intersection of Vineland Avenue and Strathern Street, according to Officer Delatorre of the Los Angeles Police Department.

The victim, who was in an encampment, had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe the victim, later identified as Antonio Olmeda, had been shot hours before being discovered by a friend. Officials had previously indicated the victim was in his 40s.

No information about the shooter was available.

Anyone with additional information about the shooting can call Valley bureau homicide at 818-374-9550

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