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Suspect in custody after fatal North Hollywood shooting

A man was shot and killed in North Hollywood on Saturday afternoon, and the suspect has been taken into custody, police said.

The victim was shot in the upper torso in the 6500 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard just before 2 p.m., according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez.

The man was described as being between 35 and 40 years old, Lopez said.

"Unfortunately, he did not survive from the wound," Lopez said. Officers said they did not know whether the victim died at the scene or after he was brought to a hospital.

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Police have a suspect in custody, as well as the handgun they believe was used in the shooting. Lopez said the incident could be gang-related.

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