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Man shot and killed outside South Park Recreation Center

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A man was shot and killed outside the South Park Recreation Center on Sunday night, police said.
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A man was shot and killed outside a Los Angeles recreation center after an argument on Sunday evening, police said.

The victim, who was approximately 48 years old, was killed after a verbal dispute near the South Park Recreation Center at Towne Avenue and E. 51st Street, according to Officer Norma Eisenman, a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman.

The suspect opened fire with a handgun outside near the park surrounding the recreation center, Eisenman said. It was not immediately clear if the shooting was gang-related.

No one else was injured and no arrests have been made, she said.

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