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Drive-by shooting in South L.A. leaves a man dead

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A man was shot and killed Sunday in a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles, police said.

The 37-year-old man, who has not been identified, was walking to his vehicle near the 4000 block of Abourne Road in the Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw neighborhood at about 9:38 p.m. when someone drove up alongside him and fired multiple times, according Los Angeles police Officer Sally Madera.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, Madera said.

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In the last 12 months, Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw has been the 23rd most deadly neighborhood among L.A. County's 270 neighborhoods, according to an L.A. Times analysis of homicide data.

The shooting Sunday was the neighborhood's first homicide of 2014, according to the database.

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