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Depaul Damone Graves, 27

Depaul Damone Graves, a 27-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Oct. 21, in the 3800 block of Montclair Street.

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department received a call of shots fired about 12:44 a.m. and found Graves in the street with gunshot wounds, LAPD Det. Dave Garrido said.

Graves was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:58 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

Police think Graves was at a birthday party, where he got into an argument that turned physical. The fight was broken up, and the people involved were asked to leave the party, Garrido said.

Both groups were walking to their vehicles when the shooting began, Garrido said. Graves and a 22-year-old woman were struck by gunfire. The woman is expected to survive.

Quishawn Tavaris Hall, a 32-year-old black man, was charged Oct. 24 with one count of murder and one count of assault with a semi-automatic firearm, with an allegation of great bodily injury, according to a spokesman with the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Hall is scheduled for arraignment Nov. 15.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5110. 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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