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One dead in Hawthorne officer-involved shooting

A man died Wednesday afternoon in a shooting involving officers with the Hawthorne Police Department, authorities said.

The shooting occurred at 12:31 p.m. in the 13900 block of South Cerise Avenue, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which responded to the incident.

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The man who was killed, identified by authorities as a suspect, was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

A spokesman for the Hawthorne Police Department said officers at the scene were not harmed.

It was unknown what caused the shooting, officials said. The Sheriff's Department is investigating.


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