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Juan Montez, L.A. Homicide No. 122: 24-year-old Man Fatally Shot in South Los Angeles Store

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot after a dispute at a mini market in South Los Angeles May 31. According to police reports, Juan Montez was in a fight with an unknown man around 10:30 pm Monday inside the Family Market at 1416 East 25th Street when another man came inside and shot him multiple times in the torso and left arm.


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He was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries. Police believe the shooting may be gang-related.

There have been 20 fatal shootings in LAPD'S Newton Division so far this year.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact LAPD Newton Division detectives at (323) 846-6556.

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