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Derron Jamaire Jones, 25

Derron Jamaire Jones, a 25-year-old black man, was shot and killed Monday, July 20, near West 41st Street and McClung Drive in Leimert Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 6:46 p.m., Jones was driving a black sedan south on McClung Drive with a 19-year-old woman and stopped at an intersection, LAPD Det. Dave Garrido said. Another car stopped at the intersection at West 41st Street, and a person inside fired a large-caliber weapon at Jones’ car.

Jones’ car collided with another vehicle. Jones was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:37 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Police said the vehicle suspected in the drive-by shooting was described by witnesses as a light-colored midsized sedan.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5110. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

— Nicole Santa Cruz

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