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Lamar Thomas, 39

Lamar Thomas, a 39-year-old black man, died Sunday, Sept. 6 after he was shot in the 4700 block of South Avalon Boulevard in South Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

On Sept. 2 about 12:30 p.m., Thomas was at a funeral when members of a rival gang walked up to his group, said LAPD Det. Richard Arciniega. There was an exchange of gunfire and Thomas was hit.

Thomas was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead four days later, according to coroner's records.

The gunmen fled east on East 47th Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call Newton homicide detectives at (323)846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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