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Handgun. MyNewsLA photo by Clancy O'Dessky

Four men were shot, one fatally, in Paramount Monday.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies were called about 11:10 a.m. to the 13800 block of Paramount Boulevard, near the Century (105) Freeway, on reports of the shooting and found the victims down at the scene, according to the department’s Deputy Veronica Rodriguez.

One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other three were taken to a hospital in unknown condition. The name of the fatally wounded man was not released pending notification of relatives.

No suspect description was available.

Events leading up to the shooting were under investigation, and anyone with information was asked to contact the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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