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Juan Frias, 19

Juan Frias, a 19-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, Aug. 6, in the 11000 block of South Vermont in Westmont, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Deputies received a call reporting shots fired about 6:30 p.m., said sheriff's homicide Det. Toni Martinez, who is handling the investigation.

When authorities arrived, they found Frias in a friend's house. He and been shot once and was pronounced dead at the scene, Martinez said.

No one else was hurt.

Although there is no indication Frias had any gang affiliation, the shooting may be gang-related, Martinez said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Martinez at (323) 890-5500.

-- Sarah Ardalani

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