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  • Aug. 18, 2012

Kenneth Rolando Deras, 19

Kenneth Rolando Deras, a 19-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Aug. 18, in the 700 block of Washington Boulevard in Montebello, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner’s office, said Deras was shot at 10:32 p.m. outside of  7-Eleven. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:52 p.m.

Deras’ preliminary coroner report shows he sustained a gushot wound to the chest.

Investigators believe the killing may have been gang-related, though no other information was available.

Anyone with additional details about the death of Kenneth Deras is asked to contact Dets. Martindale or  Q. Rodriguez at the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

- Los Angeles Times

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