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  • May 4, 2014

Ricardo Hernandez, 25

Ricardo Hernandez, a 25-year-old Latino, died one day after he was shot in the 1600 block of North Soto Street in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Hernandez was walking out of a liquor store about 11:40 p.m. on May 3 when he was approached by a gunman who fired multiple shots, said LAPD Det. Jose Ramirez.

Nothing was taken from Hernandez and there wasn’t an exchange between the two, Ramirez said.

Hernandez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead May 4 at 6:43 a.m., said Capt. John Kades with the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hollenbeck homicide Det. Dante Palacio at (323) 342-8981. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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