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Frederico Paz-Contreras, 45

Frederico Paz-Contreras, a 45-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, March 25, in the 4600 block of McMillan Street in Lynwood, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

The shooting occurred about 1:25 p.m., said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office. Paz-Contreras suffered from a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:02 p.m., Winter said.

[Update April 13, 2010: An earlier version of this post, based on the initial coroner's report, stated that Paz-Contreras had been shot multiple times. Winter said the autopsy ultimately found that Paz-Contreras had been shot once in the stomach.]

--Sarah Ardalani

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