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Larry Villela, 28

Larry Villela, a 28-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, Feb. 6, in the 6000 block of King Avenue in Maywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly after 3 p.m., people in the area heard gunshots and found Villela on a small strip of grass outside a home, said L.A. County Sheriff's Lt. Dave Coleman.

Villela was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:42 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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