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Fatal shooting investigated following street takeover reports in South Los Angeles

Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that was reported shortly after a possible street takeover in the unincorporated Florence-Firestone area of South Los Angeles Monday morning.

The shooting was reported around 2 a.m. at the intersection of Firestone Boulevard and Hooper Avenue, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson.

Authorities investigate a shooting in South Los Angeles.
Authorities investigate a shooting in South Los Angeles on Aug. 7, 2023. (KTLA)

Witnesses said they heard multiple shots fired.

At least one person was found with a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies received reports of a street takeover in the area at the time of the shooting, the Sheriff’s Department confirmed.

It was unclear if the incidents were related.

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