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Man Fatally Shot During Street Takeover in South Los Angeles

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Man Fatally Shot During Street Takeover in South Los Angeles

Vehicles drive over tire skid marks from other drivers doing burnouts and "donuts" in the Angelino Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles on Aug. 26, 2022. (Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images)

City News Service

City News Service

11/21/2023

Updated: 11/21/2023

LOS ANGELES—A 23-year-old man fatally shot by a group of suspects during an illegal street takeover in the Chesterfield Square area of Los Angeles was identified Nov. 20 by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner.
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers responded to a call at 11:57 p.m. Nov. 17 near the intersection of 54th St. and Manhattan Place, west of Western Ave., the LAPD said.
The officers saw several vehicles and pedestrians leaving the area and found the victim, Juan Trujillo of Orange, suffering from a gunshot wound.
Witnesses told police four men in a vehicle drove up to Mr. Trujillo, stopped, and fired several shots, an LAPD spokesman told City News Service.
Paramedics pronounced Mr. Trujillo dead at the scene.
Police set up a perimeter near Western Ave. and 54th St. as they searched for evidence.
The LAPD’s South Bureau Homicide Bureau urged anyone with any information to call them at 323-786-5100 or, during non-business hours or weekends, at 877-527-3247. Anonymous calls can be made to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or tips can be sent here.
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