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  • Dec. 17, 2011

Mcdonald Carey, 44

Mcdonald Carey, a 44-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 17, in the 1500 block of 81st Street in Florence-Firestone, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Carey was shot and killed when gunmen began shooting outside a party about 7:20 p.m., Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Lillian Peck said. Carey was among five people hit by gunfire from a large sport utility vehicle, Peck said.

The names of the other victims weren't released. The four survivors, two men and two women, were listed in stable condition at a nearby hospital.

The shooting is believed to be gang-related, officials said.

Anyone with information about the death of Mcdonald Carey is asked to contact the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Carol J. Williams

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