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Passenger Killed in Jefferson Park Car-to-Car Shooting

Shots were fired after three men approached a vehicle in the neighborhood west of downtown Los Angeles.

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A passenger was killed during a car-to-car shooting in the Jefferson Park area of South LA Sunday night.

According to the LAPD, a call came in around 8:30 p.m. that a shooting had occurred at St. Andrews Place and Jefferson Boulevard.

Three men approached a vehicle where a verbal argument took place and someone pulled out a gun. Multiple shots were fired into a vehicle.

One man in the vehicle was shot and was then driven by a friend to the Exposition Park area where first responders transported him to a hospital. He was later pronounced dead due to his injuries.

Police were in the area for several hours looking for any additional evidence.

A notice was sent to the USC campus that there was police activity near the corner of Exposition and Jefferson Boulevard and they were advised to avoid the area.

The cause of the argument remains unknown and the identity of the man who died also remains unknown.

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Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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