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  • Oct. 18, 2012

Angelo Ortuno, 21

Angelo Ortuno, identified by the coroner's office as a 21-year-old white man, was shot and killed Thursday, Oct. 18, in the 9500 block of California Avenue in South Gate, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office, said Ortuno's body was discovered in a parking lot about 4:19 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It appears the victim's body was dumped in the area, Winter said.

Preliminary coroner's records show Ortuno was shot in the head and he may have also been run over.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to contact the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Los Angeles Times

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