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Of Two Hollywoods: Drugged, Shot & Dead

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Hollywood: A man was shot to death early this morning near the southbound 101 freeway off-ramp at Van Ness Avenue and Harold Way. Yesterday, a man lying on the sidewalk allegedly attacked officers with a knife, prompting them to shoot him after one officer was cut.

North Hollywood: The body of man was found last night in the alley of the 8000 block of Laurel Canyon (cross street, Strathern). Police suspect that the man overdosed on drugs and that friends freaked out over what to do and dumped the body there. There were no signs of trauma and as of yet, it is not being classified as a murder.

Meanwhile, there is a $50,000 reward for any help in solving the March 1st freeway shooting in the North Hollywood area that is believed to have stemmed from an altercation on Hollywood Blvd. earlier that night.

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