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Jose Guadalupe Trigueros, 21

Jose Guadalupe Trigueros, a 21-year-old Latino, was shot and killed on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 5 Wells Fargo Lane in Carson, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. 

Trigueros was walking east near his home in a gated community of apartments and condominiums when a man walked up behind him about 12:43 p.m., said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza. 

The man pulled out a gun and began shooting at Trigueros, striking him multiple times in the upper torso, Mendoza said. The suspect, described as a black male in his 20s, then ran west through a walkway between two apartment buildings and out of sight.

Trigueros was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:27 p.m., according to coroner’s records. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.  

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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