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Update on 101 Freeway Car-to-Car Shooting: 1 Fatality
As reported yesterday on LAist, a car-to-car shooting took place on the 101 Freeway between Hollywood and Universal City following a verbal dispute that took place between the occupants of two vehicles on Hollywood Boulevard.
26-year-old Bunthan Roeung was shot by one of the four black male occupants of a black Chevy Impala, and was taken by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai hospital. The vehicle exited the freeway at Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood, and the driver called 911. Police arrived to the scene at approximately 2 on Saturday morning.
Although initially reported as being wounded, Roeung was reported dead at the hospital after sustaining a shot to his upper back. The victim was a passenger in the vehicle, and was sitting in a rear seat, reports the Daily News. The matter that led to the argument and the ensuing violence remains unknown.
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