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Victor Castanon, 31

Victor Castanon, a 31-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Thursday, June 21, near Atlantic Boulevard and 52nd Drive in Maywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office said, police responded to a call about a traffic collision about 12:38 a.m.

When authorities arrived they discovered Castanon in a car with a gunshot wound.

Paramedics were called and the victim was taken to a hospital where he died at 1:07 a.m.

According to coroner's records, Castanon suffered several gunshot wounds to his body.

Winter had no other details about the case.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to contact the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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