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Man Killed in Hawthorne's Second Homicide in 2 Days

Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives were dispatched to investigate.

Two men were shot, one fatally, in Hawthorne today, the city's second homicide in two days.

Authorities were summoned about 3:20 p.m. to the 3800 block of El Segundo Boulevard, between Prairie and Yukon avenues, according to Deputy Caroline Rodriguez of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

One man died at the scene and a second was taken to a hospital.

Neither man's name or age was immediately available, nor was the condition of the wounded man.

Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives were dispatched to investigate.

The fatal shooting came a day after a man was shot and killed at 8:55 p.m. Monday in the 4600 block of Imperial Highway, between Hawthorne Boulevard and Inglewood Avenue, said Deputy Kelvin Moody of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

Hawthorne police, who requested the assistance of the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau in the investigation, learned that the victim was involved in an argument with two men. One of the suspects shot at the victim, who ran to the 11500 block of Eucalyptus Avenue where he collapsed, Moody said.

Moody said the killings were not related.

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