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Ernest Ramos, 25

Ernest Ramos, a 25-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, Sept. 1, in the 5100 block of Astor Avenue in Commerce, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 9 p.m., Ramos was standing in front of his home when three Latinos walked up to him, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

One of the men pulled out a gun and began shooting at Ramos, who was pronounced dead at 9:12 p.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records.

The three men ran south and got into a vehicle, according to the news release. The vehicle went south on Astor Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. 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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