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Man found shot to death in East Los Angeles

Man found shot to death in East Los Angeles
This map shows the number of homicides in East Los Angeles since 2007. (The Homicide Report)

A man was found shot to death in East Los Angeles early Saturday morning, authorities said.

Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department responded to the 1400 block of South Woods Place  around 6:18 a.m., said spokeswoman Sgt. Diane Hecht.

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The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies and detectives are still investigating the crime, and there was no information immediately available about weapons, suspects or possible motives.

Five people have been shot and killed in the East Los Angeles neighborhood of L.A. County this year, according to the Los Angeles Times' Homicide Report.

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