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Emmanuel Sosa, 18

Emmanuel Sosa, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, June 23, in the 1000 block of Eubank Avenue in Wilmington, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 11:25 p.m., Sosa was hanging out with a friend in the front yard of a home when a person walked past them, LAPD Det. Julie Scruggs said in an email.

The gunman then turned around near the curb and began to shoot, police said.

Sosa was struck and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:59 p.m., according to coroner's records.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Harbor detectives at (310) 726-7886. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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