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South Gate tattoo parlor scene of shooting death on Sunday

By Brian Hews

A tattoo shop in South Gate was the scene of a shooting death on Sunday.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives reported that they “are continuing their investigation into the shooting death of a male Hispanic adult in the 4200 block of Tweedy Boulevard which occurred at approximately 11:30 A.M.”

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“Detectives responded to the location regarding a dead person inside the tattoo parlor. The victim was found inside the location by family members. The victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds and pronounced dead at the scene,” said Deputy Mark Pope in a statement to the media.

Law enforcement did not release the identity of the victim or the actual name of the business location where the shooting death took place.

According to the statement, “there were no witnesses to the incident, and Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in this matter. ”

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 website.

Los Cerritos Community Newspaper will continue to update this situation as soon as additional details are known.

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  • OMG says:

    DOES ANYONE HAVE THE NAME OF THE TATTOO SHOP THIS MURDER TOOK PLACE? i have a friend who works at one of these places. scary