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One Fatally Shot After Confrontation Near Downtown LA

A 37-year-old man was fatally shot during a confrontation south of downtown Los Angeles early Saturday morning, officials said.

The shooting occurred near the intersection of 14th Street and Long Beach Avenue just before 3:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Police initially said the shooting was in connection with a reported purse snatching that involved two assailants.

The shooting victim was transported to a hospital where he later died.

NBC4 has reached out to the LAPD for details regarding the investigation.

No further details were immediately available.

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