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Two Men Shot Dead in Whittier, Police Seek Suspects

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Two Hispanic men were found shot dead in Whittier early this morning, according to a statement released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Officials responded to a call at around 3:10 a.m. and headed to the 11800 Block of Painter Avenue. There, they found the victims, who were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are seeking suspects in the case, and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or provide and anonymous tip at 800-222-TIPS.