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  • July 1, 2013

Jesus Eduardo Vargas, 27

Jesus Eduardo Vargas, a 27-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Monday, July 1, in the 2100 block of West Pico Boulevard in Pico-Union, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.

Two men chased Vargas into a Jack in the Box restaurant about 7:20 p.m. during an altercation, police said. One man fired multiple shots at Vargas, LAPD Det. Jeff Cortina said.

Vargas was taken to a hospital where he died at 8 p.m., coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter said. 

Police described the two men as Latinos.

Anyone with information about the incident can call LAPD anonymously at (877) 527-3247.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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