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  • May 11, 2014

Joseph Richard Flores, 18

Joseph Richard Flores, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, May 11, near Ceylon Avenue and Claymore Street in Pico Rivera, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Deputies responded to a report of a gunshot victim about 12:35 a.m. and found Flores wounded in the street near a gutter, said Lt. Dave Coleman with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Due to the nature of the wounds, Coleman said that the shooter likely fired at close range.

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

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