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Norwalk man killed in suspected gang-related shooting

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Sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in Norwalk that left one man dead early Sunday morning, authorities said.

Deputies responded to multiple calls of gunshots about 1:40 a.m. Sunday in the 12000 block of Lowemont Street, said Lt. Jason Skeen of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. A man in his 20s was found on the sidewalk and pronounced dead at the scene, he said.

The shooting is believed to be gang related, Skeen said, and sheriff’s homicide and gang detectives are handling the investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

[For the Record: 10:42 p.m. PDT, March 16: A previous version of this post referred to Lt. Jason Skeen as Jason Kees.]

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