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  • Dec. 1, 2011

Victor Silva, 20

Victor Silva, a 20-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Thursday, Dec. 1 near East Anaheim Street and North Banning Boulevard in Wilmington, according to LAPD Harbor officials.

Authorities responded to a radio call about 9:25 p.m., and Silva was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. According to coroner’s records, Silva was shot multiple times.

According to investigators, the shooting was gang-related. Silva was sitting at a bus stop with a female whose name was not released. She also was shot multiple times but survived, officials said.

No arrest has been made, said Det. L. Paglialonga.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact LAPD Harbor homicide detectives at (310) 726-7880. Tipsters who'd like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Rosanna Xia

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