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Teen shot, killed in gang-related shooting in Pacoima; 2 suspects sought


LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police say a teenager has been killed in a gang-related shooting in Pacoima.

Officer Norma Eisenman says two assailants walked up to the victim and opened fire early Monday near Pacoima Charter Elementary School.

The victim, described as a male between 16 and 18, was shot in the head and died at the scene.

Eisenman says police are looking for two male suspects, between 18 and 25 years old.

City News Service says a shell casing from a semi-automatic handgun was found.

Detectives are searching for witnesses and possible surveillance video.

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