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  • May 4, 2014

Vincent Vasquez, 26

Vincent Vasquez, a 26-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, May 4 in the 1400 block of South Alameda Street in downtown, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Officers responded to a parking lot in the area about 3 a.m. after people called to report hearing gunshots, said LAPD Det. Louie Calzadillas.

It is unknown whether multiple people were involved in the incident and if a gunman was on foot or in a vehicle, Calzadillas said.

Vasquez was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3:43 a.m., said Capt. John Kades with the coroner’s office.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Newton Homicide Division at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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