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The man who was shot and killed on California Avenue has been identified by authorities as Angelo Ortuno, 21, of South Gate.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) detectives were dispatched to the 9500 block of California Avenue in South Gate, at approximately 4:19 a.m. The South Gate Police Department (SGPD) had arrived previously on scene, but turned over the investigation to the LASD when it became a homicide.
Ortuno was declared dead at the scene.
No more information on the shooting has been released, and sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating.
Anyone with information on the shooting should contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can also be submitted at http://lacrimestoppers.org or by texting the letters TIPLA with your tip to CRIMES (274637).
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