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Authorities Thursday identified a man fatally shot in Lynwood.

The shooting occurred about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 11200 block of Virginia Avenue, said Deputy Caroline Rodriguez of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Jose Elortegui, 29, of Lynwood died at the scene, according to the coroner’s office.

According to the preliminary investigation, Elortegui was walking west on Beechwood Avenue when a vehicle pulled up alongside him, and an occupant shot him, Rodriguez said.

Elortegui was able to walk about 75 feet onto southbound Virginia Avenue, where he collapsed, Rodriguez said.

A description of the shooter was not available.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

— City News Service

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