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Police Investigating Possibility Fatal Shooting Of Ventura Man Is Gang Related

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2013 12:52am

Police detectives say they are now investigating the possibility that the shooting death of a man in Ventura is gang related.

Ventura police say Leonard Lopez was walking near the intersection of Ramona Street, and Ventura Avenue Tuesday night when a dark colored SUV with four men inside stopped near him.  One of the men got out of the SUV, and shot the 24 year old Ventura man.

The gunman then got back into the vehicle, which fled the scene.

Lopez was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

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