Man Fatally Shot in Koreatown

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A man died after he was shot early Saturday within the borders of Koreatown.

The deadly shooting took place at approximately 6:40 a.m. in a commercial neighborhood by the intersection of Western Avenue and San Marino Street.

The victim, described as a 35-year-old man, was approached by an assailant who was driving a vehicle.

The suspect used a handgun to shoot at the victim. After shooting at the victim, the suspect fled in a vehicle southbound on Western Avenue.

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The suspected shooter is a man in his 20s. The motive for the killing is still unknown.