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Man fatally shot in South L.A. yard in possible gang-related attack

Man fatally shot in South L.A. yard in possible gang-related attack
The map shows where a man was fatally shot Wednesday evening while standing in a yard in South L.A. Other dots indicate the locations of other killings within one mile of Wednesday's incident in the last year. (L.A. Times Homicide Report)

Detectives are searching for witnesses and suspects in a possible gang-related shooting death of a man in a South L.A. yard Wednesday evening.

The man, described only as being in is his 40s, was fatally shot in the 10400 block of South Broadway Avenue at about 6:40 p.m., said LAPD Officer Bruce Borihanh.

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The man suffered at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

With no known witnesses to the Broadway-Manchester shooting, Borihanh said, detectives don't have any descriptions of possible suspects.

"The shooting is believed to be gang-related," he said.

Over the last year, there have been 19 homicides within a mile of where Wednesday's shooting occurred, according to The Times' Homicide Report. Of those 13, were the result of shootings.

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