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Bellflower Resident Ricardo Venegas Identified as Murder Victim in South Gate Shooting

(South Gate) Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man that occurred in the 6000 block of Main Street, South Gate.

Detectives have learned that the victim was traveling westbound on Main Street when residents heard gunshots. Moments later, residents found the victim inside of a van suffering from gunshot wounds.

Officers from South Gate Police Department responded and secured the crime scene.  The victim has been identified as Ricardo Venegas, M/H 42, a resident of Bellflower.  The reason for the shooting is undetermined at this time.

No suspects have been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

–Source: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department