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A man shot Wednesday near 1st St. and Mott Street has died.

An LAPD spokesperson told Boyle Heights Beat that police officers from Hollenbeck division arrived on the scene around 4:33 pm after hearing multiple gunshots in the area.

The victim, who is described only as a Hispanic male in his late 30s, was transferred to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The suspect, a 25-year-old Hispanic male, fled on foot before being apprehended by LAPD. No further details have been provided. 

This is the 21st homicide reported by Boyle Heights Beat this year. 

This post will be updated as further details come to light.

Ricky Rodas is a community reporter for Boyle Heights Beat via the CA Local News Fellowship. Rodas, who is Salvadoran American, grew up in the San Gabriel Valley and attended Cal State LA. He is also a...

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  1. I’m trying to find out what happen to my dear friend Jerry Flores. Would appreciate any updates. Had 10years without any contact.

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