Man Killed in Alleged Gang Shooting

By City News Service

A 26-year-old man was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting in Boyle Heights, police said Monday.

Officers were dispatched about 8:30 p.m. Sunday to investigate a report of a shooting at the intersection of First and Gless streets, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

They found the wounded victim lying on the street between two parked vehicles, police said. Paramedics took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to the LAPD.

The victim’s name has not been released.

“The motive appears to be gang related,” police said.

Anyone with information about the killing was urged to call detectives at the LAPD’s Hollenbeck Station at (323) 342-8960 or the station watch commander at (323) 343-4100. After-hours and weekend calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS or at the website

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