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Authorities Monday identified a bicyclist who was fatally shot in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles.

The shooting was reported about 10:05 p.m. Sunday in front of 4707 West 17th St., Sgt. R. Hillard of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Station said.

Steven Lopez, 22, of Los Angeles died at the scene, the coroner’s office reported.

Two men wearing dark clothing approached Lopez from behind and fired shots at him, wounding him three or four times, Hillard said.

The suspects fled the scene, he said. The motive was not known. Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call (877) LAPD-247.


—City News Service

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