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Patrick Caruthers, College Student Killed In Gang-Style Shooting In South L.A.

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Police have identified the victim of a gang-style shooting Tuesday in South Los Angeles as a 19-year-old college student with no known gang ties.

Patrick Caruthers, who attended L.A. Trade Tech and volunteered at the Jackie Tatum/Harvard Recreation Center, was sitting on a park bench when a man walked up and opened fire about 3:15 p.m. Caruthers suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.

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