Man Gunned Down in South L.A., Killers At Large

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A man died in a shooting on a South Los Angeles street corner on Thursday evening, police said.

The deadly shooting took place about 6:40 p.m. at the northeast corner of Normandie and Florence avenues, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Tony Im said.

The victim, a man estimated to be in his 40s,  was believed to be standing next to a vehicle and talking to someone when he was shot, Capt. Billie Brockway of the LAPD’s South Bureau Homicide Division.

Officers responded to reports of “shots fired” to find the victim lying wounded, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, Brockway said. They performed CPR before paramedics ultimately pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Police investigate the scene of a deadly shooting at Florence and Normandie avenues in South Los Angeles on Feb. 14, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)
Police investigate the scene of a deadly shooting at Florence and Normandie avenues in South Los Angeles on Feb. 14, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

Two suspects were seen fleeing the area, Im said. One wore a white hat and a white jacket, while the other was dressed in all-dark clothing.

The motive was unclear, the captain said.

Anyone with information can reach the LAPD at 877-527-3247. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

KTLA’s Nidia Becerra contributed to this report.

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