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Carlos Enrique Lajobech, 32

Carlos Lajobech, a 32-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Saturday, Dec. 17, in the 6000 block of Gotham Street in Bell Gardens, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Lajobech was standing outside a party with another man when a suspect walked up and shot them both “without provocation” in the upper torso about 9:08 p.m.

The two victims were taken to a hospital where Lajobech was pronounced dead. The second victim, a 24-year-old man, was in critical but stable condition.

Anyone with information about the shooting 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.

-- Abby Sewell

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