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  • Aug. 23, 2012

Vance Lamar Jones, 47

Vance Lamar Jones, a 47-year-old black man, was fatally shot Thursday, Aug. 23, in the 500 block of West Oldfield Street in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

According to information received from the coroner’s office, Jones was approached by a stranger and got into an argument that culminated in shots being  fired.

Jones sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No other information was available.

Anyone with additional details about the shooting is asked to contact Dets. Dolsen, Kenney or Espino at the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Justin Becker

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