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Fred Godbolt (2010-03-06)
  • Death date
  • March 6, 2010
  • Address
  • Westlake
  • 1552 James M. Wood Blvd.

Fred Godbolt, 21

Fred Godbolt, a 21-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, March 6 in the 1500 block of James M. Wood Boulevard in Westlake, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

The incident took place about 2:20 a.m., when Godbolt was sitting in a vehicle with a friend outside of a bar. Someone approached the car, took out a handgun, shot at the car's occupants several times and then fled the scene, said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office.

Both Godbolt and his friend were wounded and taken to County USC hospital where Godbolt died at 2:45 a.m. Winter said the other man in the car survived his injuries but Winter did not know his condition.

--Sarah Ardalani

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