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Steven Ascencio, 18

Steven Ascencio, an 18-year-old Latino was shot and killed Feb. 17 in the 1400 block of El Sereno Avenue in Pasadena, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

The drive-by shooting was reported about 9:45 p.m. Monday, according to a Pasadena Police Department statement.

Ascencio, was struck by gunfire and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. Another man and a teenager were wounded and are expected survive, according to police and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

Authorities did not have descriptions of the suspects. Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information about the drive-by shooting is asked to call the Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241; anonymous tipsters may call (800) 222-8477.

-- Ruben Vives

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