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Alan Castor, 23

Alan Castor, a 23-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the 13900 block of Sayre Street in Sylmar, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 2 a.m., Castor was standing on a sidewalk with a group of people when a person walked up and shot him, said LAPD Det. Dave Peteque.

Castor ran about 40 feet and collapsed in a parking lot of an apartment complex, Peteque said.

Castor was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:34 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

The gunman has been described as Latino, Peteque said.

Anyone with information can call Peteque at (818) 374-1934. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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