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Man Shot In Head At His Own Birthday Party

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A South Los Angeles man was shot in the head last night at his own birthday party, reports City News Service.

The incident went down at about 11:45 p.m. in the 2700 block of West 59th Street, according to police reports. The victim had allegedly gotten in an argument with someone outside the house. Upon re-entering, according to Sergeant Rudy Alaniz of the Los Angeles Police Department, a car drove by and "fired several rounds into his of the rounds managed to strike him in the head."

He died at the scene.

The victim is described as in his 40s, and no information is available about the suspect.

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According to Alaniz, the shooting "does appear to be gang related."