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Bell Gardens Man Killed Shooting Crash

(CNS) – A man killed in a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in South Gate on Sept. 21was identified as Randy Telles, 23, of Bell Gardens, according to coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

The shooting happened at San Gabriel Avenue and Missouri avenues at about 12:15 a.m., Sgt. Tony Campbell of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

Telles died at a hospital about three hours later, according to Winter.

Telles was driving a U-Haul pickup west on Missouri Avenue when he was shot, causing the truck to hit a car, take out a gate and crash into a carport.

The motive for the attack was not immediately clear.

Anyone knowing more about the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau, (323) 890-5500; or the Crime Stoppers hotline, (800) 222-TIPS.