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Store Clerk, 50, Killed in Heist in South L.A.

October 15, 2003|From a Times Staff Writer

A clerk at a discount store in the 4400 block of Avalon Boulevard in south Los Angeles was shot and killed during a robbery Tuesday night, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The 50-year-old victim was held up at gunpoint shortly after 8 p.m. by two men who made off with an undetermined sum of money, said LAPD spokesperson Adriana Sanchez.

The clerk was found wounded behind a counter and taken to a local hospital where he later died, police said. His identity was not released.

Police said the robbers ran from the store and remained at large.

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