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Christopher Avery
  • Death date
  • Sept. 6, 2008

Christopher Avery, 29

Christopher Dajan Avery, 29, a black man, was shot to death at West 99th and Hoover streets in South Los Angeles about 11:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6.

Avery was walking home when he was approached by two men, said Officer Ana Aguirre of the LAPD's media relations office. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the man in the head, Aguirre said. Avery was pronounced dead at the scene. Aguirre said there was no description of the suspects.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call South Bureau homicide detectives at (213) 485-1383.

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