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A man was shot dead inside his vehicle in South Los Angeles, the Sheriff’s Department said Sunday.

It occurred in the 9900 block of Budlong Avenue just after 1:40 a.m. Saturday, Deputy Trina Schrader of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau said.

Deputies found a man seated in his vehicle suffering from several gunshot wounds to his upper body, said Deputy Jeffery Gordon of the Sheriff’s Infomation Bureau.

Witnesses told deputies that several suspects had walked up to the victim’s vehicle and began shooting. They then walked away northbound on Budlong Avenue and out view, Gordon said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, he said.

Sheriff’s homicide detectives asked anyone with information regarding the shooting to call them at (323) 890-550

—City News Service

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