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SoCal landfill searched for murder weapon in teen shooting


Michael Owen Baker/L.A. Daily News

El Camino Real's goalkeeper Francisco Rodriguez was fatally shot last week in Winnetka. (Photo used with permission from the L.A. Daily News)

The search is on for the murder weapon used in the targeted killing of 17-year-old El Camino Real High School soccer player Francisco Rodriguez

Authorities believe the gun may be located in the Calabasas Landfill. Los Angeles police detectives, with help from community volunteers, will search the Agoura Hills waste site beginning midmorning on Wednesday.

Rodriguez was shot and killed on Jan. 11 in the front yard of his San Fernando Valley home in Winnetka. Police say he lured outside by a woman who knocked on the door.

24-year-old Jason Schumann and 19-year-old Elizabeth Ibarra were arrested a few days later. Schumann has been charged with the murder that authorities have said was personally motivated.

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