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[UPDATED] BREAKING: Man Shot, Killed In Lakewood on Arbor Road Thursday Afternoon

Location of murder scene in Lakewood on Thursday afternoon on Arbor Road.

Location of murder scene in Lakewood on Thursday afternoon on Arbor Road.

8:35 P.M.:

This is an UPDATE from Los Cerritos Community Newspaper:

Tonight, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told members of the media that the Lakewood Sheriffs Department responded to the scene on Arbor Road after they received a “Gun Shot Victim call for service.”

When they arrived, they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Detectives learned that the victim was standing outside the residence at the location when he was approached by two male Hispanic suspects. At least one of those men shot the victim before they fled a short distance on foot westbound from the location. They then entered an older model white four door car, possibly a Toyota Camry.

The name of the victim has not been made public.

By Brian Hews

This is BREAKING NEWS from Lakewood.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives are en route to the 3700 block of Arbor Road, Lakewood, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Arbor Road is located near the intersection of Del Amo Boulevard and Lakewood Boulevard, near Simon Bolivar Park.  There is no more information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the.

Los Cerritos Community Newspaper will have an update on this BREAKING NEWS throughout the evening.

If you live near the area, and would like to share your thoughts, please feel free to leave a comment under this post.

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One Response to [UPDATED] BREAKING: Man Shot, Killed In Lakewood on Arbor Road Thursday Afternoon

  1. Randy Economy Reply

    May 30, 2013 at 4:12 pm

    If you LIVE near ARBOR ROAD in LAKEWOOD and have any additional details about this situation, and want to share your thoughts, please feel free to leave a comment here, or call our news room at 562 407 3873.

    Randy Economy
    Investigative Reporter
    On Line Editor
    Los Cerritos Community Newspaper

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