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  • March 16, 2010

Jorge Rueda, 38

Jorge Rueda, a 38-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, March 16, in the 11400 block of Magee Avenue in Pacoima, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Rueda was standing in his front yard with friends about 11:30 p.m. on Monday evening when someone fired from a distance, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and buttocks and was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead Tuesday morning at 2:23 a.m., according to coroner's records.

Police said detectives have yet to find a motive for Rueda's slaying. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Eric Jones or Det. Joshua Byers at (818) 834-3115.

-- Robert J. Lopez

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