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Donnell Taylor
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  • Jan. 19, 2011

Donnell Taylor, 47

Donnell Taylor, a 47-year-old black man, was fatally shot Wednesday, Jan. 19, in the 1700 block of Summit Avenue in Pasadena, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Officers received a radio call regarding shots fired about 8:08 p.m., according to a Pasadena Police Department news release.

When authorities arrived, they found Taylor shot. He was taken my paramedics to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. According to coroner's records, Taylor died from several gunshot wounds.

During the investigation, detectives learned a black man wearing dark clothing was seen running from the area a short time after the shooting.

Janet Pope-Givens, spokeswoman for Pasadena PD said, "No suspects are in custody, but detectives are actively investigating" the case.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to contact investigators at (626) 744-4522. Tipsters who'd like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Sarah Ardalani

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