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A young man was shot and killed Monday morning in Boyle Heights in a possible gang-related attack, according to Los Angeles Police.

At about 10a.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call after a shot was fired near the area of Lanfranco and Indiana streets.

Witnesses state a 19-year-old man fired the single shot that killed the victim, a man believed to be in his early 20s, according to  officials.

The victim, who remains unidentified, was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries at 1p.m., said LAPD.

The area near the shooting was off-limits as officers looked for clues.

Police continue to look for the suspect in this ongoing investigation.

Lourdes Espinoza

Lourdes Espinoza is a student Broadcast Journalism at Cal State University, Los Angeles. She works as a community associate for Boyle Heights Beat. Seeking and sharing local events has allowed her to sharpen...

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