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Jason Antonio Galvez, 19

Jason Antonio Galvez, a 19-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Monday, March 23, near the intersection of South Inglewood Avenue and West 104th Street in Lennox, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 2:30 p.m., Galvez was riding a bicycle in the area when a gunman got out of a vehicle and confronted him, said L.A. County Sheriff's Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez.

The gunman fired several times, striking Galvez, then ran back to the car where a driver was waiting.

Galvez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:05 p.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.

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.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz and Matt Hamilton

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