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East Los Angeles – A man was shot dead on the 1200 block of South Hicks Avenue this morning, according to the LA County Sheriff’s Department.

The shooting was reported shortly before 3 a.m., Assistant Tracy Koerner of the sheriff’s information office said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Koerner said.

No suspect or other information is available, he said.

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CBS2 reported the victim was found in a pickup truck that crashed.

Anyone with information was asked to call Detectives at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

Update at 12:01 p.m .: California Highway Patrol officials, responding to reports of an accident, found a victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. The victim, a 19-year-old Latino male, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives continue to search for witnesses and search the area for possible video surveillance cameras.

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