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Alex Giovani Zepeda, 19

Alex Giovani Zepeda, a 19-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Oct. 28, in the 1100 block of West Cruces Street in Wilmington, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Zepeda was at a party about 1:45 a.m. and had gone outside to hang out with other partygoers, when a person walked up and shot him, Los Angeles Police Det. David Cortez said.

Zepeda was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:05 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

A 14-year-old juvenile was arrested Nov. 2 on suspicion of murder, Cortez said.

The case will be presented to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, which will determine whether to file charges.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cortez at (310) 726-7889, or Officer Jeff Tiffin at (310) 726-7884. 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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