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Man Shot and Killed on Melrose at Sierra Bonita Tonight

Mon, Aug 28, 2017   By City News Service   

Officers response to shooting on Melrose Avenue at Sierra Bonita (Twitteer)

A man was shot and killed this evening on Melrose Avenue near Sierra Bonita Avenue.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting, which was reported about 5:45 p.m., according to Los Angeles Police Officer Mike Lopez.

A man who fled the scene in a black SUV was being sought, Lopez said.  Traffic has been blocked on Melrose while an investigation is underway.

It was unclear if the shooting was gang-related, Lopez said.

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