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LAPD gang officers fatally shoot a man in South L.A., the second police shooting in two days there

LAPD gang officers fatally shoot a man in South L.A., the second police shooting in two days there

Police fatally shot a man Sunday in South Los Angeles, the second deadly police shooting to occur there this weekend. 

Gang officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Newton Division responded about 4:40 p.m. to the report of a man with a gun near 48th Street and Ascot Avenue, Sgt. Barry Montgomery said.

Officers searched the area but did not find anyone matching the description of the suspect. As officers were leaving the area, they spotted two people — described as men believed to be 18 to 22 years old — and one of the men matched the description of the suspect from the earlier report, Montgomery said.

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