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Rapper Dolla shot, killed at L.A. mall

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  • The rapper Dolla, based in Atlanta, Georgia, was shot in the head
  • Dolla was at the Beverly Center in Los Angeles, his publicist said
  • Police spokeswoman says person of interest detained at LAX airport
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LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- A rapper was fatally shot Monday afternoon at a shopping mall in Los Angeles.

Dolla, whose real name was Roderick Anthony Burton II, was shot in the head about 3:10 p.m. at the Beverly Center, according to his publicist, Sue Vannasing. Dolla was based in Atlanta, Georgia.

A person of interest was later detained at Los Angeles International Airport, according to Los Angeles police spokeswoman Karen Rayner.

Further details weren't available.

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