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A person was shot and killed in the Willowbrook area of south Los Angeles, and an investigation was underway Monday.

The victim, a male about 15-20 years of age, was shot about 11:55 p.m. Sunday in the 13400 block of Mettler Avenue, and he died at a hospital, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Authorities withheld his name, pending notification of his relatives.

“The incident does not appear to be gang related, and there is no suspect or suspect vehicle information at this time,” a sheriff’s department statement said.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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