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Cory Alexander Rodriguez, 23

Cory Alexander Rodriguez, a 23-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Jan. 9 in the 2400 block of East Avenue R-4 in Palmdale, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 8:30 p.m., Rodriguez was walking down the street when he was shot. He ran a short distance before collapsing, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Det. Todd Anderson.

Several people in the area reported hearing gunshots.

Rodriguez was found in a driveway with gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Anderson said.

Detectives are looking for witnesses.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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