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Former "Deadliest Catch" producer fatally shot in California

PASADENA, Calif. - Former "Deadliest Catch" producer Joe McMahon was shot and killed early Friday morning in front of his home in Pasadena, California, reports CBS Los Angeles.

According to the station, around 2:19 a.m., deputies were sent to the 3600 block of Yorkshire Road near the corner of Rosemead Boulevard on a report of a possible gunshot victim. McMahon, 25, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, reports the station.

McMahon, who worked in production on the Discovery Channel reality show "Deadliest Catch," is the grandson of former CBS News reporter Bob Flick, CBS Los Angeles reported. According to McMahon's IMDB page, he worked as an associate producer on the show for nine episodes in 2013.

Family members told the station that McMahon heard a noise outside and went to check it out when the shooting occurred.

"We do know that he did leave the house right before the shooting," explained Lt. Holly Francisco. "People heard gunshots and found the victim."

Neighbors reported hearing about seven to nine gunshots and a car speeding away, according to the station.

At this time police do not have any leads on a possible suspect or motive.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department at (323) 890-5500.

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