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Circle K argument escalates to fatal shooting in Anaheim

Saturday, August 03, 2013
Police investigate a shooting at an apartment complex in the 800 block of North Loara Street on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.

Police investigate a shooting at an apartment complex in the 800 block of North Loara Street on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A man in Anaheim was killed in a shooting that started with a verbal altercation at a Circle K store on Saturday.

Authorities responded to the shooting at a nearby apartment complex in the 800 block of North Loara Street around 2:30 a.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital, where he later died. His name has not been released.

Investigators say it appears the verbal altercation at the Circle K escalated to the shooting. A suspect description was not immediately available.

Police are investigating whether the shooting was gang related.

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