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Edgar Juarez, 20

Edgar Juarez, a 20-year-old Latino, died Monday, Aug. 29, a day after he was shot near 130th Street and Wilmington Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office, said Juarez got into a confrontation on Aug. 28 about 2 a.m. and was shot.

Authorities were called and the victim was taken to a hospital, where he died the next day at 4:08 p.m.

Coroner’s records show he suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and right hand.

Winter had no other details about the shooting.

Anyone with information about the death of Edgar Juarez is asked to contact the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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