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Juan Ruiz, 23

Juan Ruiz, 23, a Latino man was shot in the head in the intersection of Florence Avenue and Beach Street in Florence about 2:44 a.m. Saturday, April 12. Ruiz was pronounced dead on the sidewalk by paramedics, according to authorities.

Sheriff's Homicide Det. Frank Laserno said Ruiz was a documented gang member and that the motive for the shooting was still unknown.

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