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Probe shooting death of boy


Monday near Canyon Country

A person who was found shot to death in the Canyon Country area was a 12-year-old boy.

Deputies went to Sand Canyon and Placerita Canyon roads about 6:30 a.m. Monday on a “shooting death investigation,” according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Willians Lemus Ayala, 12, of Canyon Country, was found dead along a “roadside,” according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner.

The sheriff’s department preliminarily had listed the dead person as a “male adult.” No arrests were reported, and no other information was immediately released.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS. Tipsters may also use the website