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Gunman Wanted In Pomona For Fatally Shooting 8-Year-Old Boy

POMONA (CBSLA.com) — Police Tuesday searched for a gunman who fatally shot a young boy in Pomona.

The shooting was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. Monday in the 1100 block of West 11th Street.

CBS2's Jasmine Viel reported the suspect fired at least one round at the home during the drive-by shooting.

Paramedics transported an 8-year-old boy to a hospital where he later died. He was later identified as Jonah Min Hwang.

According to Viel, the victim was eating dinner at home with members of a church group and two teachers when the gunman opened fire.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this case has been urged to contact the Pomona Police Department at (909) 620-2085.

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