Man Fatally Shot While Riding Bike in Florence-Firestone Area

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A man was fatally shot while riding his bike in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood Sunday night.

The incident was reported just before midnight in the 1799 block of Firestone Boulevard in the South Los Angeles area, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department news release.

Investigators determined the victim was shot in a parking lot and ran a short distance before collapsing.

The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene, the news release stated.

Video from the scene showed bullet casings and a bicycle down where the shooting took place.

Neighbors told KTLA the victim lived in a nearby apartment.

No description of the gunman, or gunmen, was immediately available.

Anyone with further information was asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 323-890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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