BELLFLOWER, Calif. — Investigators say a teenage boy has been killed and a man wounded in a shooting near Los Angeles.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say the shooting was reported Monday evening on a residential block in Bellflower.

The man was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Television news footage showed a body covered in a sheet on a strip of grass between the sidewalk and the street.

Detectives remained on the scene early Tuesday.

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