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Kalease Kenyon Harris, 15

Kalease Kenyon Harris, a 15-year-old black teenager, was shot and killed Thursday, Jan. 29, near Avalon Boulevard and East 105th Street in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 5 p.m., Harris was walking north on Avalon Boulevard with four other people when they were fired upon by people in a Lexus, said LAPD Det. Dave Garrido.

Harris was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5:42 p.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.

No one else was injured in the shooting, Garrido said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-4341. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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