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Ernie Bebe Perez, 21

 Ernie Bebe Perez a 21-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday Jan. 28, in the 4700 block of Durfee Avenue in Pico Rivera, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene at 7:54 p.m. regarding a gunshot victim, said Lt. Rodney Moore. They found Perez lying in the street with a gunshot wound, Moore said. 

Perez was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:08 p.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the torso.

Investigators don’t have a motive for the shooting or any suspect information, Moore said. 

Shortly before the shooting, deputies were called to a disturbance at a restaurant in the 9400 block of Beverly Boulevard, about a quarter of a mile from where Perez was found, Moore said; investigators are trying to determine if the two cases are related. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. 

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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