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Miguel Pasaye, 26

Miguel Pasaye died Wednesday, March 3 two days after he was shot and fatally wounded in the 700 block of South Beacon Avenue in Westlake, according to the Los Angeles County coroner. Coroner's records identified him as a  26-year-old white man.

Los Angeles police officers found Pasaye lying in a pool of blood on the floor of his apartment on the morning of March 1 after getting reports that someone had fired a shot from the building.

Pasaye was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, said Det. Yvette Gonzalez of the Los Angeles Police Department. He died on  at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, according to coroners's records.

Pasaye had been living in the apartment for several months, authorities said. The motive for the shooting was unknown, and nothing was stolen from the apartment, Gonzalez said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD Rampart Station at (213) 484-3650.

-- Amina Khan and Sarah Ardalani

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