Man killed in suspected gang shooting in Van Nuys

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Daily News Wire Services
Updated: 08/04/2009 07:26:38 AM PDT

VAN NUYS – A 21-year-old man was shot and killed by a teen-ager in what police suspect was a gang-related attack, authorities said today.

The victim was shot in the abdomen about 11:30 p.m. Monday as he stood at Valerio Street and Lennox Avenue, officials said. The gunman, believed to be about 16, then fled.

The victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital. His name was withheld until his family could be notified.

A description of the gunman was not immediately released. Police said they believe the attack was gang-related.

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