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March 7, 2014 | By Ari Bloomekatz
Prosecutors have filed murder charges against four men in connection with a brawl five years ago that left two people fatally wounded by gunfire in an alley near a Long Beach flower shop. Authorities said that when the officers arrived at the scene in the 2000 block of Del Amo Boulevard in the early afternoon of March 1, 2009, they found two men with gunshot wounds: Long Beach residents Austin Seng and Chamreun Kong, both of whom died. A preliminary investigation revealed that two groups of men were engaged in a fight, and that shots were fired from one group into the next, striking Seng and Kong, according to police.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 18, 2014 | By Robert J. Lopez
A man was gunned down in Inglewood and pronounced dead at a trauma center, police said Tuesday night. The victim was shot multiple times near a bus stop by West Beach Avenue and Venice Way. He was believed to be in his mid-20s, said Lt. Mark Fried of the Inglewood Police Department. Fried said homicide detectives were at the scene gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses.  HOMICIDE REPORT: A story for every victim The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately clear.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1995
Los Angeles County Sheriff's homicide detectives asked for public help Wednesday in identifying a woman whose remains were found last week in a cardboard box west of the Golden State Freeway. The woman was white, perhaps Latina, 60 to 70 years old, 5 to 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighed about 150 pounds and had light brown or blond hair, Deputy Brian Jones said. Jones said the coroner's office has been unable to determine the cause of death.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 2000
Two men were killed in a shooting at a liquor store Wednesday night, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 7 p.m. at F & M Liquors, 905 Avenue R East, near the Sierra Highway, according to Deputy Valentine Rosario of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Rosario said authorities had scant information on the killings, adding that homicide detectives were en route to the scene late Wednesday.
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January 7, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
Robbers in ski masks fatally shot a 35-year-old man in his home early Tuesday and escaped. The two men forced their way into Jonathan Knight's house on East Lingard Street just before 4 a.m. and shot him in the head, Deputy Alba Yates said. Four other family members were uninjured, Yates added. Anyone with information on the slaying is asked to call homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 16, 2009 | Maeve Reston
Homicide detectives in San Bernardino County are looking for clues in the shooting death of a 39-year-old man in the parking lot of Victor Valley Mortuary in Victorville. The mortuary was closed when the man, identified as Robert Durham, was shot just before 11 a.m. Saturday. He died two hours later at Loma Linda University Medical Center. -- -- Maeve Reston
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 2000
Two men were killed in a shooting at a liquor store Wednesday night, authorities said. The shooting happened about 7 p.m. at F&M Liquors, located at 905 Avenue R East, near the Sierra Highway, said Sheriff's Deputy Valentine Rosario. Rosario said authorities had scant information on the killings, adding that homicide detectives were en route to the scene late Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 2014 | By Joseph Serna
A man who dragged himself naked, burned and bound up a riverbed wash to the side of the 605 Freeway where he was discovered has died, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Authorities said the man was found by a driver sometime before 2 p.m. Tuesday on the side of the northbound 605, north of the 60 Freeway in the City of Industry. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said the man had apparently been assaulted, then burned and left in the riverbed wash.
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