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  • Death date
  • Nov. 8, 2012
  • Address
  • Compton
  • 2013 N. Salinas Ave.

Clarence Richardson, 34

Clarence Richardson, a 34-year-old black man, was shot and killed Thursday, Nov. 8, in the 2000 block of North Salinas Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Richardson and a woman were standing outside about 2:15 a.m. when an unknown man approached the two of them, authorities said.

After a brief conversation with Richardson, the man pulled out a gun and shot Richardson in the head, authorities said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the shooter 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-TIPS.

--Wesley Lowery

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