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Troy Darnell Washington, 52

Troy Darnell Washington, a 52-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, Oct. 24, near west 57th and south Figueroa streets in the Vermont-Slauson area of South Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Washington was standing on the corner about 8:40 p.m., when he got into an argument with a person across the street, Los Angeles Police Det. Chris Barling said.

The person pulled out a gun and shot Washington, Barling said.

Washington ran north on Figueroa Street and collapsed, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:31 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

It’s unknown what prompted the argument, Barling said. The gunman fled west on west 58th Street on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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