LOS ANGELES - Detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the shooting death of a 19-year-old man in South Los Angeles. It’s unclear whether the victim was the intended target.
The shooting occurred outside the Trinity Recreation Center in South LA’s Historic South-Central neighborhood around 10:30 p.m. Authorities said the victim and his friend were standing near the basketball court having a conversation after a game when two cars pulled up and those inside the vehicles began shooting at one another.
Investigators believe the victim was hit by a stray bullet.
The teen victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officials say his friend was not injured in the shooting.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information is asked the contact the LAPD.
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