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  • June 15, 2011

Angel Lopez, 20

Angel Lopez, identified by the coroner's office as a 20-year-old white man, was shot and killed Wednesday, June 15, in the 13700 block of Pinney Street in Pacoima, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Police said officers responded to the shooting around 10:30 p.m., where they found four gunshot victims, including Lopez, who later died.

The other victims were in stable condition, authorities said.

The four men were sitting in front of a residence when a car drove up and someone began firing numerous rounds at them, authorities said.

"The motive for this murder appears to be gang-related," Los Angeles Police Department officials said in a statement.

Anyone with information is asked to contact homicide detectives at (818) 834-3115. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 877-LAPD-24-7. Tipsters who would like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800) 222-8477.

-- Ann M. Simmons

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