The shooting is being investigated by the Department of Homicide of the Sheriff of L.A.

A man is shot dead in Azuza at Christmas

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Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man in Azusa, Los Angeles County, which occurred early on Christmas morning.

Authorities say a 22-year-old man was in a garage when another vehicle stopped in the nearby alley. A suspect in that other vehicle shot several times, injuring the victim at least once. The suspect fled westward through the alley.

The victim, whose name has not been revealed, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting occurred in the 1100 block of East Hollyvale Street around 4:25 a.m.

There is no description of the suspect available immediately.

Anyone with information should call the Homicide Office of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous information can be provided to Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).


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