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Bell Gardens Shooting Believed to be Gang-Related

A man in his 50s was shot to death last week in an apparent gang-related shooting in Bell Gardens, authorities said.

The shooting in the 5800 block of Shull Street was reported at 1:34 a.m., according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Peter Gomez. The man died at a hospital.

According to the preliminary report, the man was standing in the front yard of the residence when someone approached him on foot, shot him, and then fled in a truck or SUV, the sheriff’s department reported.

Sheriff’s homicide detectives were sent to the scene to assist Bell Gardens police in the shooting investigation. Anyone with more information on the crime was urged to call sheriff’s homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500, or Crime Stoppers, (800) 222-TIPS.