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Man shot dead in Atwater Village, suspect at large

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Authorities say a man was shot and killed in Atwater Village on Tuesday evening.

Officers were called to the Chevy Chase Drive and Brunswick Avenue area around 7:50 PM, where they found a person with a gunshot wound, said Officer Jeff Lee, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman.

The victim, identified as a man about 40 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene, said Margaret Stewart, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A man believed to have been the suspect was last seen on foot, heading south on Brunswick, Lee said.

Further information was not available Tuesday.

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